用 (yong): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 19, 2018

用 (Chinese PinYin: [yòng]; traditional Chinese:用) may mean: (1) verb. use, e.g. 用水 (water usage); (2) verb. need, e.g. 不用帮忙 (help is not needed); (3) verb. eat or drink, e.g. 用餐(dine); (4) noun. usage, e.g. 没什么用 (of little use); (5) noun. expense, e.g. 费用 (fee). 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 用?

Chinese Pinyin: [yòng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 用

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

Fixed expression: 用心 (take care and thought over), 用于 (be used in), 代用品 (substitute), 备用品 (spare part), 信用 (credit), 用意 (intention), 作用 (effect), 应用 (application), 实用 (pragmatic), 费用 (fee), 信用卡 (credit card), 用水 (water usage), 用电 (electricity usage),

Collocation: 有用的 (useful), 良好的信用 (good credit), 刷信用卡 (use credit card), 大有用处 (of great use), 没什么用 (of little use),

Idioms: 大材小用 (make little use of a great talent), 古为今用 (make the past serve the present), 滥用职权 (abuse one’s power), 备而不用 (save sth. for possible future use), 别有用心 (have ulterior motives), 感情用事 (give way to one’s feelings),

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4. How to use 用 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 用.

4.1 我可以用你的铅笔和橡皮擦吗?

Translation: Might I use your pencil and eraser?

4.2 这些固体垃圾其实是非常有用的。

Translation: This solid waste is actually very useful.

4.3 没有很好的执行,即使是最好的计划也是毫无用处的。

Translation: Without proper implementation, even the best plan is of no use at all.

4.4 那书桌是用实木做的。

Translation: That study desk is made with solid wood.

4.5 用一次性的纸巾吧.

Translation: Use the disposable facial tissue.

4.6 看看这些精致小学生, 他们已经用上了SK II, 我不得不说贫穷又一次限制了我的想象力.

Translation: Look at these delicate primary school students, they are using SK II products already, I have to say that poverty has again limited my imagination.

4.7 马萨诸塞州的制造业占该州总产值的10.10%,雇用了7.20%的劳动力。

Translation: Manufacturers in Massachusetts account for 10.10 percent of the total output in the state, employing 7.20 percent of the workforce.

4.8 我宁可安于贫穷,也不愿用不当手段赚钱。

Translation: I would rather remain poor than earning money by dishonest means.

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