着 (zhe): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 3, 2018

着 (Chinese PinYin: [zhe]; traditional Chinese:著) may mean: (1) aux. used after a verb or an adjective to indicate the continuation of an action or a state: 谈着话 (be talking); (2) aux. used between two verbs to indicate an accompanying action or state: 走着去 (go by walking); (3) aux. used for emphasis after verbs or adjectives in imperative sentences: 仔细的看着 (watch closely). It is a high frequency word and can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 着?

Chinese Pinyin: [zhe]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 着

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 走着瞧 (wait and see), 意味着 (mean), 随着 (along with),

Collocation: 谈着话 (be talking), 走着去 (go by walking), 仔细的看着 (watch closely), 注视着 (staring at sth),

Idioms: 哭丧着脸 (put on a long face),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 着 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 着.

4.1 小鲜肉主宰着中国的荧屏

Translation: Young, good-looking male actors are dominating Chinese screens.

4.2 他花了一个小时的时间注视着融化的冰从冰箱里滴下来,然后去隔壁跟邻居吐槽去了。

Translation: He spent an hour staring at the melting ice that dripped from his refrigerator, and then went next door to complain to his neighbor.

4.3 活在当下意味着以你的全部感官来保持清醒和感受现在.

Translation: To live in the moment means being present, conscious and aware of the present with all of your senses.

4.4 头戴着耳机的男人正在做美甲呢.

Translation: The man with headphones is receiving a manicure.

4.5 世界上最长的钢质海桥随着主体部分的铺设完成已接近开通。

Translation: The world’s longest steel sea bridge is closer to opening, as surfacing of the main section is completed.

4.6 山下院中,爸爸编织着竹器

English: In a courtyard down the hill, my father is doing weaving using bamboo.

4.7 周日晚间至周一,2017年超级碗的名字霸占着美国的推特和脸书头条。

Translation: Names from this year’s Super Bowl took over Twitter and Facebook in the United States from Sunday evening into Monday.

4.8 东坡诗歌有着尚“雅”的美学特色.

Translation: Su Dongpo’s poetry is featured by “elegance” characters.

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