到 (dao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 7, 2018

到 (Chinese PinYin: [dào]; traditional Chinese: 到) may mean: (1) verb. arrive, e.g. 到站 (arrive at a station); (2) verb. go to, e.g. 到我这 (come here); (3) verb. used as a verb complement to indicate the result of an action, e.g. 收到了 (it is received); (4) adj. considerate, e.g. 很周到 (very thoughtful). 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 到?

Chinese Pinyin: [dào]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 到

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

Fixed expression: 到达 (arrive), 到处 (everywhere), 到家 (reach a very high level), 办不到 (can’t do it), 到底 (in the end), 到点 (it is time), 到顶 (reach the highest point), 到访 (make a visit), 到期 (become due), 到手 (come into one’s possession),

Collocation: 到头来 (in the long run), 白头到老 (grow old together), 收到了 (it is received)

Idioms: 归根到底 (come down to), 马到成功 (win instant success), 手到擒来 (snap one’s fingers and get what one wants), 水到渠成 (success is assured when conditions are ripe), 面面俱到 (try to cover every aspect), 先来后到 (first come, first served), 初来乍到 (be a newcomer),

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4. How to use 到 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 到.

4.1 我乘火车到上海。

Translation: I trained to Shanghai.

4.2 他全心投入到他的工作中, 以致于我们敲门他也不知道

Translation: He devoted himself to his work so that when we knocked on the door, he was not aware of it.

4.3 我到过那个图书馆两次。

Translation: I have been to the library twice.

4.4 你意识到这个问题的重要性吗?

Translation: Do you realize the importance of this issue?

4.5 政府计划将村民们搬迁到附近的一座镇子。

Translation: The government plans to relocate the villagers to a nearby town.

4.6 他乐于助人,所以受到大家的喜爱。

Translation: He is very helpful, so he is loved by everyone.

4.7 到了一个陌生的国家, 你需要学习当地的习俗

Translation: When in a strange country, you need to learn the local customs.

4.8 在施工之前, 安全问题的各个方面我们都要考虑到。

Translation: Before construction, we must consider all aspects of safety issues.

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