要 (Chinese PinYin: [yào]; traditional Chinese:要) may mean: (1) noun. Main points; (2) adj. Essential; important; (3) verb. Want; (4) verb. Desire; (5) verb. Ask for; (6) verb. Request; (7) verb. Need; (8) verb. Must; (9) verb. Be about to; (10) verb. Be determined; (11) conjunction. Either…or…; (12) conjunction. If. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 需要 (need), 要案 (key criminal case), 要不 (otherwise), 要不是 (but for), 要点 (main points), 要饭 (beg), 要害 (vital organ; strategic point), 要好 (close; good), 要价 (charge), 要是 (if), 要素 (key element), 必要 (necessary), 主要 (main).
1. How to pronounce 要?
Chinese Pinyin: [yào]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 要
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 要
Fixed expression: 需要 (need), 要案 (key criminal case), 要不 (otherwise), 要不是 (but for), 要点 (main points), 要饭 (beg), 要害 (vital organ; strategic point), 要好 (close; good), 要价 (charge), 要是 (if), 要素 (key element), 必要 (necessary), 主要 (main), 要紧 (important; critical),
Collocation: 不要 (don’t), 就要 (be about to), 要紧的事 (important issues),
Idioms: 不得要领 (fail to get the point), 若要人不知，除非己莫为 (what is done by night appears by day), 无关紧要 (insignificant), 要死要活 (repeatedly threaten to suicide),
4. How to use 要 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 要.
Translation: Don’t waste time on domestic trivialities.
Translation: Don’t shout at me.
Translation:This fact disturbed the boy and he asked his mother if she wanted him to erase the secret signal.
Translation: Chorus is the main part of the song that repeats with the same music and lyrics every time, often containing the main point of the song and a hook.
Translation: If my uncle was seen turning the corner, we hid in the shadow until we had seen him safely housed.
Translation: He is a close friend of mine.
Translation: The shop assistant has undercharged us.
Translation: But below are the six basic elements you may hope to include in your strategy.
5. Stroke Order
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