可以 (ke yi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 31, 2018

可以 (Chinese PinYin: [kě yǐ]; traditional Chinese:可以) may mean: (1) verb. be worth: 这本书可以读一读 (the book is worth reading); (2) verb. be able to: 可以胜任 (be qualified for); (3) verb. may: 你可以走了 (you may leave); (4) adj. pretty good: 还可以 (it’s not bad); (5) adj. terribly: 冷得可以 (terribly cold). It is an extremely high-frequency vocabulary which can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 可以?

Chinese Pinyin: [kě yǐ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 可以

Synonyms: 能够, 可能, 允许,

Antonyms: 不能, 拒绝,

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

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 可以接受 (acceptable), 可以看出 (it can be seen), 可以理解 (understandable), 可以允许 (permissible), 可以预订 (bookable), 可以证明 (that can be proved), 可以不可以 (ok or not),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 可以 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 可以.

4.1 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.

4.2 我在中国的少林寺学习了功夫,所以我可以和你分享我的经验。

Translation: I did Kung Fu in a Shaolin Temple in China so I am going to share my experiences with you.

4.3 你也可以做了不起的事情。

Translation: You can also do extraordinary things.

4.4 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.

4.5 题海战术可以被用来帮助在考试中取得很高的分数.

Translation: Massive-practice tactic can be used to help make perfect exams.

4.6 你可以乘船去那个岛。

Translation: You can go to the island by ship.

4.7 可以吗?

Translation: Okay?

4.8 战斗民族可以像喝水一样喝伏特加酒,而且他们中的大多数人总是会在他们的房子里放一瓶酒,不管他们是否经常饮用。

Translation: Russians are capable of drinking vodka like water, and most of them will always have a bottle in their house whether they drink it regularly or not.

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