事 (shi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 8, 2018

事 (Chinese PinYin: [shì]; traditional Chinese:事) may mean: (1) noun. thing, e.g. 私事 (personal affair); (2) noun. work, e.g. 做事 (do one’s work); (3) noun. trouble, e.g. 惹事 (cause trouble); (4) noun. responsibility, e.g. 不关你的事 (none of your business). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to make up various phrases and expressions (see below).

1. How to pronounce 事?

Chinese Pinyin: [shì]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 事

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Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 事情 (things), 事业 (career), 事先 (beforehand), 事业单位 (public institution), 大事 (major event), 记事本 (notebook), 刑事犯 (criminal), 领事 (consul), 领事馆 (consulate), 事项 (matter), 事主 (victim of a crime), 事态 (state of affairs)

Collocation: 有关事项 (relevant issues), 注意事项 (points for attention), 公用事业 (public utilities), 事态的发展 (development of the situation), 事后调查 (subsequent investigation),

Idioms: 不省人事 (become unconscious), 草草了事 (finish a job roughly), 东窗事发 (conspiracy, secret plot, etc. become exposed), 大事铺张 (make much of a little), 安然无事 (all is well), 万事俱备 (all is ready except what is crucial),

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4. How to use 事 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 事.

4.1 请等一下, 我在忙着做事呢.

Translation: Please wait for a while, I am busying working right now.

4.2 他们承诺将彻底调查这件事。

Translation: They promised to thoroughly investigate this matter.

4.3 我理解的是最大的快乐莫过于事业上的成功。

Translation: In my understanding, there’s no greater happiness than that of succeeding in one’s career.

4.4 随着事态的发展,他们都承认了自己的失误.

Translation: With the development of the situation, they all admitted their own mistakes.

4.5 关于你的私事,我决不会向别人泄露一个字的。

Translation: Regarding your private affair, I will never reveal it to others.

4.6 这些事件可能导致一场大规模战争的爆发。

Translation: These events may lead to the outbreak of a large-scale war.

4.7 大家新年好,祝愿大家万事顺意!

Translation: Happy New Year, everyone. Best wishes to you!

4.8 我们认为所有国家都应一律平等, 但是很多情况下事实都不是这样

Translation: We believe that all countries should be equal, but in many cases it is not the case.

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