却 (Chinese PinYin: [què]; traditional Chinese: 卻) may mean: (1) adv. yet, e.g. 复杂却脆弱 (elaborate but fragile); (2) verb. withdraw, e.g. 退却 (retreat); (3) verb. decline, e.g. 却之不恭 (it would be impolite to decline); (4) verb. remove, e.g. 了却 (settle; end). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.
1. How to pronounce 却?
Chinese Pinyin: [què]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 却
Synonyms: 但, 而,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 却.
Fixed expression: 退却 (retreat), 了却 (settle; end), 推却 (decline), 冷却 (cool down),
Collocation: 复杂却脆弱 (elaborate but fragile), 无法忘却 (be unable to forget it),
Idioms: 盛情难却 (it is difficult to refuse such kindness), 却之不恭 (it would be impolite to decline), 望而却步 (stand in awe),
4. How to use 却 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 却.
4.1 他尝试了所有办法, 却没有解决问题。
Translation: He tried every mean but was unable to solve the problem.
Translation: This is a simple but effective technique.
Translation: We investigated for a few days but found no trace of the suspect.
4.4 她装扮得漂漂亮亮的， 却发现无处可去炫耀。
Translation: She dressed herself up and found nowhere to show up.
Translation: Whereas his opponents and the political class in general seem hyper-aware that their words would be picked apart and used against them, Trump willfully disregards this fact.
Translation: Chinese tourists may be flocking to Paris, but they are ignoring their own lovely cities.
Translation: Although these titbits of gossip are not published, they spread like wildfire.
Translation: But it suggests the types of changes required.
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