所 (suo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 30, 2018

所 (Chinese PinYin: [suǒ]; traditional Chinese:所) may mean: (1) noun. place; (2) noun. institution; (3) aux. used before a verb to form a noun phrase; (4) aux. used in the construction 为…所… to indicate passive voice; (5) measure word. used for building, school, hospital and so on. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 住所 (residence), 所以 (so), 所有 (all), 所有人 (owner), 所在地 (site; location), 所长 (forte), 所得 (income), 所见所闻 (what one sees and hears), 所谓 (so-called).

1. How to pronounce 所?

Chinese Pinyin: [suǒ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 所

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 住所 (residence), 所以 (so), 所有 (all), 所有人 (owner), 所在地 (site; location), 所长 (forte), 所得 (income), 所见所闻 (what one sees and hears), 所谓 (so-called),

Collocation: 一所大学 (a university), 他所说的 (what he said), 所得税 (income tax), 所以然 (reason), 所有制 (ownership), 固定住所 (permanent residence),

Idioms: 所向披靡 / 所向无敌 (be invincible), 所作所为 (what one does and how one behaves),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 所 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 所.

4.1 所以,与其嘲笑欧洲无能,世界其他国家应该问一问欧洲是首能首振雄风,如果可以的话,又是如何做到。

Translation: So rather than sneer at Europe’s impotence, the world should be asking whether Europe can rediscover its vigour—and if so how.

4.2 自2015年“厕所革命”发布以来,中国各地的旅游景点已建成约6.8万个厕所。

Translation: Some 68,000 toilets have been built in tourist sites around China since the launch of the “toilet revolution” in 2015.

4.3 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.

4.4 亚文化是一种文化里的一群人,它与其所属的父文化不同,但往往保持其一些创始原则。

Translation: Subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

4.5 购买和使用枪支可能需要枪支许可证,并且一些州要求所有枪支都要注册。

Translation: A gun permit may be required to purchase and use a firearm, and some states require all guns to be registered.

4.6 除了他, 我们所有人都去参加聚会了

Translation: We all went to the party except him.

4.7 所谓的“乳房比心”太低俗了!

Translation: The “Heart-shaped Boob” challenge is so low!

4.8 在某些情况下, 这所谓的解决方案只会把水搅浑, 带来更多混淆

Translation: The so-called solution can only create more confusion in some cases.

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