说 (shuo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 22, 2018

说 (Chinese PinYin: [shuō]; traditional Chinese:說) may mean: (1) verb. Speak; (2) verb. Explain; (3) verb. Criticize; (4) verb. Persuade; (5) verb. Refer to; (6) verb. Perform; (7) noun. Theory. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 说不定 (perhaps), 说不准 (not sure), 说定 (agree upon), 说话 (speak; chat), 说谎 (lie), 说法 (saying), 说白了 (in plain words), 说不过去 (does not make sense), 说不来 (be unable to express oneself), 说明书 (specification), 说实在的 (to be honest).

1. How to pronounce 说?

Chinese Pinyin: [shuō]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 说

Synonyms: 讲

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 说不定 (perhaps), 说不准 (not sure), 说定 (agree upon), 说话 (speak; chat), 说谎 (lie), 说法 (saying),

Collocation: 说白了 (in plain words), 说不过去 (does not make sense), 说不来 (be unable to express oneself), 说明书 (specification), 说实在的 (to be honest),

Idioms: 说到做到 (live up to one’s word), 说三道四 (gossip), 不由分说 (allow no explanation), 道听途说 (gossip),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 说 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 说.

4.1 说不定他已经来了。

Translation: Maybe he’s already here.

4.2 我跟奥利弗说:“你他妈的清楚我们不会这么做。

Translation: I told Oliver, “You know damn well we wouldn’t do that.

4.3 你听过中年少女这个说法吗?

Translation: Do you hear of the so-called middle aged girls?

4.4 网络热词“佛系”鼓励人心态平和,尽量避免冲突 —— 换句话说,就是像佛陀一样生活。

Translation: The popular internet slang word foxi – or “Buddhist” – encourages people to remain calm and peaceful and avoid conflict as much as possible – in other words, to live like a Buddha.

4.5 说到珊瑚婚, 珊瑚是在温暖的海水中发现的有机物质,它需要很长时间才能形成。 它代表了承诺和忠诚,这是伟大的婚姻和爱的生命力。

Translation: Talking about Coral Wedding Anniversary, coral is an organic material that is found in warm sea water, it can take a long time to form. It represents commitment and loyalty which are the life force of a great marriage and love.

4.6 人为什么说谎? 为了逃避惩罚是最容易见到的原因之一。

Translation: To escape punishment is one of the most obvious reasons why people lie.

4.7 看看这些精致小学生, 他们已经用上了SK II, 我不得不说贫穷又一次限制了我的想象力.

Translation: Look at these delicate primary school students, they are using SK II products already, I have to say that poverty has again limited my imagination.

4.8 你会说中文吗?

Translation: Do you speak Chinese?

5. Stroke Order

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