请 (qing): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | June 2, 2018

请 (Chinese PinYin: [qǐng]; traditional Chinese:請) may mean: (1) verb. ask, e.g. 请他给建议 (ask him for advice); (2) verb. invite, e.g. 邀请信 (invitation letter); (3) exclamation. please, e.g. 请进来 (come in, please); (4) verb. hire, e.g. 聘请 (employ). It is a frequently used vocabulary that will occur in everyday use as well as formal expressions.

1. How to pronounce 请?

Chinese Pinyin: [qǐng]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 请

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 请客 (invite sb. to dinner), 邀请函 (invitation letter), 请求 (request), 请教 (ask for advice), 邀请赛 (invitational tournament), 申请 (application), 聘请 (hire),

Collocation: 请求帮助 (request for help), 向上级请示 (ask for instructions from one’s superior), 不情之请 (unreasonable demand), 非请莫入 (no entry without invitation), 申请书 (application letter),

Idioms: 请君入瓮 (give sb. a taste of his own medicine), 负荆请罪 (offer a humble and sincere apology), 另请高明 (find a better qualified replacement for a job), 为民请命 (plead in the name of the people), 不请自来 (come without invitation),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 请 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 请.

4.1 请尝尝这个,看看你喜不喜欢。

Translation: Please try this to see if you like it or not.

4.2 请向她转达我的谢意。

Translation: Please send my gratitude to her.

4.3 这个请求被有礼貌地回绝了。

Translation: The request was gracefully refused.

4.4 请问, 这条路通向广州白云机场吗?

Translation: Excuse me, does this road lead to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport?

4.5 请继续关注我们,今天稍后将会带给您更多新鲜资讯。

Translation: Stay with us, we will bring more updated news to you later today.

4.6 请按时间先后顺序排好这些调查报告.

Translation: Please keep the survey reports in chronological order.

4.7 如果你仍然不同意我的调离申请,我会选择离开。

Translation: If you still disagree with my transfer request, I will choose to leave.

4.8 义乌 – 这个世界上最大的批发市场 – 聘请了三名外国“街头督察”,帮助这个中国东部城市的许多游客和外籍人士可以更便利地生活。

Translation: Yiwu – home to what’s become known as the world’s biggest wholesale market – has hired three foreign “street inspectors” to help make life easier for the many visitors and expats in the eastern Chinese city.

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