都 (dou): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 22, 2018

都 (Chinese PinYin: [dōu]; traditional Chinese:都) may mean: (1) adv. all; (2) adv. both; (3) adv. used before 是 to indicate the cause; (4) adv. even; (5) adv. already; (6) adv. used in the negative with 一点儿 to show emphasis. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 都是 (all), 都好 (everything is good), 都是我不好 (it’s all my fault), 都准备好了 (everything is well prepared).

1. How to pronounce 都 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [dōu]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 都

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

Fixed expression: 都是 (all), 都好 (everything is good),

Collocation: 都是我不好 (it’s all my fault), 都准备好了 (everything is well prepared),

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4. How to use 都 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 都.

4.1 也许我们都应该过上佛系生活.

Translation: Maybe we should all live like a Buddha.

4.2 每天都有罢工和示威游行。

Translation: There were daily strikes and demonstrations.

4.3 每个宅男都能被划分为一定的“萌”的级别。

Translation: Every male otaku can be classified on a moe scale.

4.4 每个有网络和电脑的人都可以参加慕课

Translation: Anyone with a computer and internet access can take a MOOC.

4.5 都是我不好

Translation: It’s all my fault.

4.6 都七月了,天还挺凉的。

Translation: It’s already July, but it’s still quite cool.

4.7 连他都知道这个丑闻。

Translation: Even he know about this scandal.

4.8 每个公民都应当维护宪法。

Translation: Every citizen should uphold the Constitution.

5. Stroke Order

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