需要 (xu yao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | June 1, 2018

需要 (Chinese PinYin: [xū yào]; traditional Chinese: 需要) may mean: (1) noun. need, e.g. 潜在需要 (potential needs); (2) verb. need, e.g. 需要协助 (need assistance). Literally: 需 (need) + 要 (request). It is one of the basic Chinese words used in everyday conversations.

1. How to pronounce需要?

Chinese Pinyin: [xū yào]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 需要

Synonyms: 需求, 要求, 需求, 必要,

Antonyms: 无需, 不必,

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

Fixed expression: 基本需要 (basic needs), 生理需要 (physiological need), 性需要 (sexual needs),

Collocation: 非常需要 (much-needed), 不需要 (not required), 需要帮助 (need help), 特别需要 (special need), 需要注意 (need to pay attention), 迫切需要 (urgent need), 满足需要 (meet the demand),

Idioms: N/A

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4. How to use 需要 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 需要.

4.1 我们将向你提供你所需要的一切。

Translation: We’ll furnish you with all you need.

4.2 需要什么东西,你就按铃。

Translation: Just ring if you need anything.

4.3 这正是我需要的。

Translation: That is what I need.

4.4 吃饭是一个生理需要,但是用餐却是一个社交仪式。

Translation: Eating is a physical need, but meals are a social ritual.

4.5 我们改进我们的产品设计,以适应市场的需要。

Translation: We must improve our product design to get adapted to the needs of the markets.

4.6 在未来10年内, 我们需要进一步降低国家债务占国内生产总值的比率以避免危机的发生.

Translation: In the next 10 years, we need to further reduce the ratio of national debt to GDP to avoid the crisis.

4.7 很多发达国家都非常需要医务人员,特别是外科医生。

Translation: Many developed countries are in great need of medical workers, especially surgeons.

4.8 到了一个陌生的国家, 你需要学习当地的习俗

Translation: When in a strange country, you need to learn the local customs.

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