先生 (Chinese PinYin: [xiān sheng]; traditional Chinese: 先生) may mean: (1) noun. mister, e.g. 张先生 (Mr. Zhang); (2) noun. husband, e.g. 我的先生 (my husband); (3) noun. teacher (old word, no longer in active use); (4) noun. an expert working in certain occupation, e.g. 风水先生 (expert in feng shui). It is one of the most common and core Chinese words. The term can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.
1. How to pronounce 先生?
Chinese Pinyin: [xiān sheng]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 先生
Synonyms: 丈夫, 教员,老师,教师,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 先生.
Fixed expression: 算命先生 (fortune-teller), 账房先生 (bookkeeper), 风水先生 (expert in feng shui),
Collocation: 张先生 (Mr. Zhang), 老先生 (an old gentleman), 好好先生 (one who tries not to offend anybody), 她的先生 (her husband),
Idioms: 东郭先生 (a naive person who gets into trouble through being softhearted to evil people),
4. How to use 先生 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 先生.
Translation: I also hope so, sir.
4.2 您好, 习先生.
Translation: Hi, Mr. Xi.
Translation: Her husband is from China.
Translation: Mr. Johnson promised to invest in my project.
4.5 女士们, 先生们
Translation: Ladies and gentlemen.
Translation: Mr. Li, please show your passport and ticket.
Translation: I told Mr. Li, “You know damn well we wouldn’t do that.
Translation: Mr. Ao is one of them.
5. Stroke Order
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