希望 (xi wang): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 4, 2018

希望 (Chinese PinYin: [xī wàng]; traditional Chinese:希望) may mean: (1) noun & verb. hope; (2) verb. want. Literally: 希 (hope) + 望 (look forward to). The term is a high-frequency and everyday vocabulary and may be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 希望的 (desirable), 希望达到 (hope with achieve), 大有希望 / 充满希望 (be full of promise), 希望落空 (fail to attain one’s hope), 希望破灭 (hope is gone), 希望渺茫 (have slim hope).

1. How to pronounce 希望?

Chinese Pinyin: [xī wàng]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 希望

Synonyms: 期望, 希冀, 心愿, 愿望,

Antonyms: 失望,

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

Fixed expression: 希望工程 (Project Hope – project helping children from poor families to receive education), 希望小学 (primary school funded by Project Hope),

Collocation: 希望的 (desirable), 希望达到 (hope with achieve), 大有希望 / 充满希望 (be full of promise), 希望落空 (fail to attain one’s hope), 希望破灭 (hope is gone), 希望渺茫 (have slim hope),

Idioms: 一线希望 (a little possibility),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 希望 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 希望.

4.1 我希望我们能找到解决的方法

Translation: I hope we can figure out the solution.

4.2 我们真心希望她会得到升职的机会。

Translation: We truly hoped that she would have the chance of promotion.

4.3 科学家们希望简单的蜜蜂脑能作为自动面部识别的模型,这样就能在FBI搜查中帮上忙了。

Translation: Scientists hope that the simple bee brain could be a model for automated facial recognition. Which could help in FBI stings.

4.4 但是下面六个基本要素你或许希望包括在你的策略里。

Translation: But below are the six basic elements you may hope to include in your strategy.

4.5 38%的男性希望撒狗粮会让他们看起来像花花公子, 或者他们会因此获得名声

Translation: For 38 per cent of men, the hope was that PDAs would make them appear “like a player” or they would “get more credit.”

4.6 在排球场或者靶场你会想让自己看起来勇猛一些,而在酒吧或卧室里,你会希望自己更柔媚一些。

Translation: You might want to be fierce on the volleyball court or shooting range, and svelte at a bar or in the bedroom.

4.7 女孩希望男孩能熬出头,能有一个温暖的家

Translation: The girl hoped the boy could establish his own career and have a good family.

4.8 他希望他的朋友能安葬在这里。

Translation: He wanted his friend to be buried here.

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