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English Definitionto get rid of; to exclude; to eliminate; to remove; to delete; to strip out; to extract
Simplified Script去掉
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄩˋ ㄉㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)heoi3diu6
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Word Decomposition
to go; to go to (a place); (of a time etc) last; just passed; to send; to remove; to get rid of; to reduce; to be apart from in space or time; to die (euphemism); to play (a part); (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do something; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation)
diàoto fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair); (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)

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Words With Same Head Word    
去年qùniánlast year
去世qùshìto pass away; to die
去势qùshìto neuter; neutered
去取qùqǔto accept or reject
去向qùxiàngthe position of something; whereabouts
Words With Same Tail Word    
失掉shīdiàoto lose; to miss
丢掉diūdiàoto lose; to throw away; to discard; to cast away
乱掉luàndiàoto throw away; to discard
做掉zuòdiàoto kill; to get rid of; (sports) to defeat; to eliminate
免掉miǎndiàoto eliminate; to scrap
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