以 (Chinese PinYin: [yǐ]; traditional Chinese:以) may mean: (1) pre. by means of: 以教书为生 (make a living by teaching); (2) pre. to: 给敌人以沉重打击 (send a heavy blow to the enemy); (3) pre. according to: 以成绩录取学生 (enroll students according to their scores); (4) pre. because of: 以风景优美而出名 (become famous because of beautiful scenery); (5) conjunction. so that; (6) conjunction. from: 以下 (below); 18岁以上 (above 18). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.
1. How to pronounce 以?
Chinese Pinyin: [yǐ]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 以
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 以.
Fixed expression: 以便 (so that), 以后 (later), 以及 (and), 仍以 (still), 以为 (think),
Collocation: 以教书为生 (make a living by teaching), 给敌人以沉重打击 (send a heavy blow to the enemy), 以成绩录取学生 (enroll students according to their scores), 以风景优美而出名 (become famous because of beautiful scenery), 以茶代酒 (to drink tea instead of wine),
Idioms: 以德报怨 (return good for evil), 以毒攻毒 (counteract one toxin with another), 以讹传讹 (transmit errors), 以防万一 (be ready for anything (be ready for anything), 以攻为守 (attack in order to defend), 以理服人 (persuade sb through reasoning),
4. How to use 以 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 以.
Translation: Because China is major importer of America’s soybeans, the sector is one predicted target for tariff retaliation.
Translation: I did Kung Fu in a Shaolin Temple in China so I am going to share my experiences with you.
Translation: You can also do extraordinary things.
Translation: You can give up and be a loser, or you can work to be a happier person.
Translation: One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six New England states, Massachusetts is known for being the landing place of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims.
Translation: It’s not bad that the game ended in a draw.
Translation: China’s ancient Shaolin Temple, famous for its Kung Fu monks, is big business these days.
Translation: It read, “After being embalmed at the morgue, he was buried in the local cemetery.
5. Stroke Order
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