由 (Chinese PinYin: [yóu]; traditional Chinese:由) may mean: (1) noun. cause; (2) pre. by; (3) pre. from; (4) pre. by mean of; (5) pre. due to; (6) verb. pass through; (7) verb. follow. The word is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 由于 (because of), 由来 (origin), 由此 (from this; thus), 自由 (freedom), 因由 (reason; origin).
1. How to pronounce 由?
Chinese Pinyin: [yóu]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 从
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 由.
Fixed expression: 由于 (because of), 由来 (origin), 由此 (from this; thus), 自由 (freedom), 因由 (reason; origin),
Collocation: 原由 / 理由 (reason), (由不得 (cannot help), 由此 (therefrom), 由不得你 (you have no choice),
Idioms: 由此可见 (thus it can be seen that), 由表及里 (from the outside to the inside), 咎由自取 (have only oneself to blame),
4. How to use 由 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 由.
Translation: “Buddhist parents” interfere little with their children’s lives and let them develop however they like.
Translation: While other countries have benefitted with China’s investment in infrastructure, Zimbabwe has been lagging behind due to policy inconsistencies.
Translation: As the majority of the Neo-NEETs are young people, who are supposed to be the backbone of the work-age workforce, the Neo-NEET problem results in a waste of labor resources.
4.4 保暖内衣由双层织物制成，比单层服装能够捕捉更多的身体热量。 这额外的体热隔绝冷空气，并防止热量损失。
Translation: Thermal underwear is made up from two-ply fabric, it traps more body heat than a single layer of clothing could. This extra body heat insulates against cold air and prevents heat loss.
Translation: Bluegogo is a bicycle-sharing system based in Tianjin, China, founded and owned by Tianjin Luding Technology Co., Ltd.
Translation: Tongue twisters are a word or group of words difficult to articulate rapidly, usually because of a succession of similar consonantal sounds.
English: Along with the East-West business activities in the twelfth century, the Arabic numerals system was introduced into Europe.
Translation: We must take all the consequences arising therefrom.
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