不同 (bu tong): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 18, 2018

不同 (Chinese PinYin: [bù tóng]; traditional Chinese:不同) may mean: (1) adj. be different; (2) adj. distinct; (3) noun. diverse; (4) noun. imparity; (5) noun. diversity. Literally: 不(not) + 同 (same). The term is a high-frequency and everyday word that can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 不同的 (unique), 不同寻常 (unusual), 不同于 (be different from), 完全不同 (totally different), 不同的方式 (different ways).

1. How to pronounce 不同?

Chinese Pinyin: [bù tóng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 不同

Synonyms: 例外, 差别, 差异, 分歧, 区别, 分别,

Antonyms: 相同, 相似, 一样, 雷同,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 不同.

Fixed expression: 不同的 (unique), 不同寻常 (unusual), 不同于 (be different from),

Collocation: 完全不同 (totally different), 不同的方式 (different ways), 不同的驾考形式 (various forms of driving test),

Idioms: 截然不同 (different as black and white), 与众不同 (unique), 不同凡响 (out of the ordinary), 和而不同 (seek harmony in diversity), 迥然不同 (be totally different), 不同的个体 (unique individuals),

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4. How to use 不同 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 不同.

4.1 现在的大学和过去不同了。

Translation: The universities now are different from the past.

4.2 他们都是不同的个体

Translation: They are all unique individuals.

4.3 我们每个人都有激情,我们只是用不同的方式来表达。

Translation: All of us have our passions and we express it in different ways.

4.4 有什么不同?

Translation: What is the difference?

4.5 亚文化是一种文化里的一群人,它与其所属的父文化不同,但往往保持其一些创始原则。

Translation: Subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

4.6 世界上有不同的驾考形式, 一般来都需要通过驾考来获得驾驶证.

Translation: Driving test exists in various forms worldwide, and is often a requirement to obtain a driver’s license.

4.7 价格歧视就是一家公司出于不一定与成本相关的原因以两种或多种不同价格向不同买家出售一种商品。

Translation: Price Discrimination occurs when a firm sells a good to different buyers at two or more different prices, for reasons not necessarily associated with cost.

4.8 丁克家庭(双收入,无孩子)需要以与传统家庭不同的方法去管理他们的财务。

Translation: DINK (Dual Income, No Kids) households need to manage their finances differently than traditional families.

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