应该 (ying gai): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 23, 2018

应该 (Chinese PinYin: [yīng gāi]; traditional Chinese:應該) may mean: (1) auxiliary. should; (2) auxiliary. ought to; (3) auxiliary. must. Literally: 应 (should) + 该 (must). It is a high-frequency everyday vocabulary which can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 应该是 (should be), 不应该 (shouldn’t), 应该的 (should).

1. How to pronounce 应该?

Chinese Pinyin: [yīng gāi]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 应该

Synonyms: 理当, 该当, 应当,

Antonyms: 不需要, 不用, 不应该,

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

Fixed expression: 应该是 (should be), 不应该 (shouldn’t), 应该的 (should),

Collocation:应该检查 (should check), 应该注意 (should notice),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 应该 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 应该.

4.1 在搞清楚所有事实之前,不应该得出任何结论。

Translation: No conclusion should be made before all the facts are buttoned down.

4.2 我当初应该赞成你的计划。

Translation: I should have agreed with your proposal.

4.3 为了你的健康, 你应该多喝水。

Translation: For your own health, you should drink more water.

4.4 生活总要继续, 你应该更勇敢地处理遇到的挑战。

Translation: Life has to move on, you ought to deal with the challenges more bravely.

4.5 看看这些你应该马上去剁手的最好的购物网站.

Translation: Check out the best online shopping sites that you should be shopping at right now.

4.6 也许我们都应该过上佛系生活.

Translation: Maybe we should all live like a Buddha.

4.7 二战后美国的效率已经翻番,按理我们应该每周工作 20小时,对吧?

Translation: Since World War II, productivity in the U.S. has doubled. So we should be working 20 hours per week, right?

4.8 这个问题不应该回避, 应该好好处理.

Translation: This question should not be dodged, it should be dealt with in a proper manner.

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