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English Definitionaffair; matter; thing; business
Simplified Script事情
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˋ ㄑㄧㄥ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)si6cing4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words,
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
shìmatter; thing; item; work; affair
qíngfeeling; emotion; passion; situation

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Words With Same Head Word    
事件shìjiànevent; happening; incident
事业shìyèundertaking; project; activity; (charitable, political or revolutionary) cause; publicly funded institution, enterprise or foundation; career; occupation
事先shìxiānin advance; before the event; beforehand; prior
事物shìwùthing; object
Words With Same Tail Word    
交情jiāoqingfriendship; friendly relations
敢情gǎnqingactually; as it turns out; indeed; of course
矫情jiáoqing(Beijing dialect) argumentative; unreasonable
套交情tào jiāoqingto try to gain somebody's friendship
拉交情lā jiāoqingto try to form friendly ties with somebody for one's own benefit; to suck up to somebody
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