想 (xiang): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 9, 2018

想 (Chinese PinYin: [xiǎng]; traditional Chinese:想) may mean: (1) ver. think, e.g. 认真想想 (think carefully); (2) verb. suppose, e.g. 猜想 (guess); (3) verb. want, e.g. 想去旅游 (want to go traveling); (4) verb. miss, e.g. 想家 (homesick); (5) verb. recall, e.g. 回想 (recollect). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as (see below).

1. How to pronounce 想?

Chinese Pinyin: [xiǎng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 想

Synonyms: 认为, 想像, 打算,

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 想法 (idea), 想念 (miss), 想来想去 (think it over and over again), 畅想 (give free rein to one’s imagination), 随想曲 (caprice), 思想 (thought), 想不开 (take things too hard), 想不通 (can’t get one’s mind around), 想当然 (take sth. for granted), 想象 (imagination), 想起 (remember), 想必 (presumably),

Collocation: 让我再想想 (let me think about it again), 认真想想 (think carefully), 想念她 (miss her),

Idioms: 非分之想 (inordinate ambitions), 不堪设想 (too dreadful to contemplate), 冥思苦想 (rack one’s brains), 想方设法 (try every means), 朝思暮想 (think about sb. from morning to evening), 可想而知 (one may well imagine), 想入非非 (indulge in wild daydreaming), 异想天开 (indulge in wild fantasy), 浮想联翩 (thoughts float through one’s mind),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 想 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 想.

4.1 我有一个好的想法, 你要听听吗?

Translation: I have a good idea. Do you want to hear about it?

4.2 我想我们应该进一步照他的意见去改进图纸

Translation: I think we should further improve the drawings according to his comments.

4.3 我也想念我的家人。

Translation: I also miss my families.

4.4 我们必须想方设法使产品的质量满足客户的要求

Translation: We must find ways to make the quality of our products meet the requirements of our customers.

4.5 钱吗, 我会帮你想想办法的.

Translation: As for money, I will figure it out for you.

4.6 她想跟我们一起去看电影。

Translation: She wants to come along with us to the movie.

4.7 多动脑, 想个完善的解决方案.

Translation: Use your brain and come up with a perfect solution.

4.8 如果你想得到那份工作,你应该在试用期好好表现

Translation: If you want to get that job, you should perform well during the internship.

5. Stroke Order

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