当 (Chinese PinYin: [dànɡ]; traditional Chinese:當) may mean: (1) adj. appropriate, e.g. 处理得当 (handle properly); (2) verb. be equal to, e.g. 一个人能当两个人用 (one can do as much work as two people); (3) verb. regard as, e.g. 当作手杖用 (use it as a stick); (4) verb. pawn, e.g. 房产典当 (house pawning); (5) pre. at/in/on, e.g. 当月活动 (events of the month). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions (see below).
1. How to pronounce 当?
Chinese Pinyin: [dànɡ]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 当
Synonyms: 认作, 视作, 合适, 恰当,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 当.
Fixed expression: 当真 (take it seriously), 当日 / 当天 (same day), 当月 (same month), 当年 (same year), 当作 / 当成 (treat as), 当耳边风 (take no serious heed to),
Collocation: 别当真 (don’t take it seriously), 当日返回 (return on the same day), 当年投产 (put into production in the same year), 当作玩笑 (be regarded as a job),
Idioms: 安步当车 (go on foot instead of by car),
4. How to use 当 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 当.
4.1 如处理得当， 这些争议不难解决。
Translation: The disputes will not be difficult to solve, if properly handled.
Translation: If designed properly, production and subsequent on-site installation will be made much easier.
Translation: You usually arrive at the examination site in the morning of the exam.
Translation: The crowd laughed, but the president was serious about it.
Translation: Don’t read your textbook chapter and then review it on the same day.
4.6 你就把这次出差它当作一次旅游, 好好放松一下。
Translation: You can treat this business trip as a tour, just relax yourself.
Translation: Pawnshops in Hong Kong are very different from those in the West.
4.8 He replied to her letter the same evening.
5. Stroke Order
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