二 (Chinese PinYin: [èr]; traditional Chinese:二; capital: 贰) may mean: (1) numeral. two; the second; (2) adj. different; (3) adj. inconstant. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 二战 (World War II), 星期二 (Tuesday), 二月 (February), 二把手 (the second chief), 二百五 (stupid person).
1. How to pronounce 二?
Chinese Pinyin: [èr]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 二
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 二.
Fixed expression: 二战 (World War II), 星期二 (Tuesday), 二月 (February), 二把手 (the second chief), 二百五 (stupid person), 二婚 (remarriage), 二号人物 (second-in-command), 二氧化碳 (carbon dioxide), 二重奏 (duet), 十二生肖 (12 signs of the Chinese zodiac),
Collocation: 第二遍 (the second time), 第二 (the 2nd), 每星期二 (every Tuesday), 第二季度 (the second quarter),
Idioms: 独一无二 (unique; unparalleled), 一清二楚 (as clear as daylight), 一干二净 (thoroughly), 二龙戏珠 (two dragons playing with a pearl), 一分为二 (one divides into two), 三心二意 (flit from one thing to another),
Terminologies: 二次方程 (quadratic equation), 二氧化硫 (sulphur dioxide), 二𫫇英 (dioxin),
4. How to use 二 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 二.
4.1 二战后美国的效率已经翻番，按理我们应该每周工作 20小时，对吧？
Translation: Since World War II, productivity in the U.S. has doubled. So we should be working 20 hours per week, right?
Translation: China’s bike-sharing market grew from 33m yuan in the third quarter of 2016 to 3.9bn yuan in the second quarter of 2017, says iResearch, a market-research firm.
Translation: We have been communicating since February this year, but no consensus had been reached.
Translation: She had just been to America in February.
Translation: And each of them has its unique shape.
Translation: Arkansas prohibits ladies who are marrying for the second time from wearing white wedding dresses.
Translation: New Jersey ranks 2nd among the states for education, with high test scores and high school graduation rates.
Translation: Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign.
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