工作 (gong zuo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 24, 2018

工作 (Chinese PinYin: [gōng zuò]; traditional Chinese: 工作) may mean: (1) verb. work, e.g. 开始工作 (start working); (2) noun. job, e.g. 找工作 (looking for a job); (3) noun. assignment, e.g. 研究工作 (research assignment). Literally: 工 (work) + 作 (assignment). It is an everyday vocabulary that can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 户外工作 (outdoor work), 工作压力 (work pressure), 恢复工作 (resume work), 工作安排 (work arrangements), 工作认真 (be serious about one’s work).

1. How to pronounce 工作?

Chinese Pinyin: [gōng zuò]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 工作

Synonyms: 职责, 职业, 任务, 做事,

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 工作餐 (working lunch), 工作服 (uniform), 工作量 (workload), 工作日 (working day), 工作站 (work station), 工作证 (employee’s card), 工作人员 (working personnel), 工作态度 (work attitude),

Collocation: 工作量巨大 (heavy workloads), 每日工作时间 (work hours per day), 户外工作 (outdoor work), 工作压力 (work pressure), 恢复工作 (resume work), 工作安排 (work arrangements), 工作认真 (be serious about one’s work),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 工作 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 工作.

4.1 我们从早上九点工作到下午六点。

Translation: We work from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

4.2 很庆幸的是他们给我提供了这份工作。

Translation: Fortunately, they provided me with this job.

4.3 虽然工作环境很差, 但他们在工作中互相支持。

Translation: Although the work condition is very poor, they support each other in their work.

4.4 如果你想得到那份工作,你应该在试用期好好表现

Translation: If you want to get that job, you should perform well during the internship.

4.5 全国文明城市评估制度规定,文明城市至少有8%的居民参与某种志愿者工作。

Translation: The National Civilised City Assessment System stipulates that a civilized city will have at least 8 percent of residents involved in some kind of voluntarily work.

4.6 根据合同, 我们要在元旦前完成这项工作。

Translation: According to the contract, we must complete this job before New Year’s Day.

4.7 这让他的工作变得没有价值。

Translation: This made his work valueless.

4.8 你可以放弃,当个屌丝,你也可以努力工作,让自己成为更快乐的人。

Translation: You can give up and be a loser, or you can work to be a happier person.

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