与 (yǔ): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 24, 2018

与 (Chinese PinYin: [yǔ]; traditional Chinese:與) may mean: (1) conjunction. and; (2) preposition. with; (3) verb. to give. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 与其 (rather than), 赠与 (donation), 荣辱与共 (stay together), 与人方便,与己方便 (he who helps others helps himself), 与虎谋皮 (ask an enemy to act against his interests), 与人为善 (be kind), 与日俱增 (grow with each passing day), 与时俱进 (keep pace with the times).

1. How to pronounce 与?

Chinese Pinyin: [yǔ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 与

Synonyms: 和

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 与其 (rather than), 赠与 (donation),

Collocation: 荣辱与共 (stay together), 与人方便,与己方便 (he who helps others helps himself),

Idioms: 与虎谋皮 (ask an enemy to act against his interests), 与人为善 (be kind), 与日俱增 (grow with each passing day), 与时俱进 (keep pace with the times), 与世长辞 (pass away), 与世隔绝 (be secluded from the real world), 与世无争 (hold oneself aloof from the world), 与众不同 (distinctive),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 与 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 与.

4.1 所以,与其嘲笑欧洲无能,世界其他国家应该问一问欧洲是首能首振雄风,如果可以的话,又是如何做到。

Translation: So rather than sneer at Europe’s impotence, the world should be asking whether Europe can rediscover its vigour—and if so how.

4.2 少林寺的历史记录资料是很少的,这与小说和电影中丰富的民间故事形成鲜明对比。

Translation: Historical records on Shaolin Temple are spotty and contrast with the rich folktales from fiction and cinema.

4.3 丁克一族(双收入,无孩子)需要以与传统家庭不同的方法去管理他们的财务。

Translation: DINK (Dual Income, No Kids) households need to manage their finances differently than traditional families.

4.4 这将是迄今为止耶鲁管理学院收到的最大一笔毕业生个人赠与。

Translation: The donation will be the largest ever to the management school by one of its graduates.

4.5 现在,打破一些规则,或与作者怼一下。

Translation: Now, go break some rules, or argue with the writers you read.

4.6 与人为善, 不要做违法的事情。

Translation: Be kind, and don’t break the law.

4.7 阿里巴巴是中国的电子商务公司,其规模和业务模式往往被拿来与亚马逊做比较。

Translation: Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company often compared to Amazon for its size and business model.

4.8 与我们的自我认知相比,公众舆论不过是一个软弱的霸王。

Translation: Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.

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