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English Definitionto lose
Simplified Script失去
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕ ㄑㄩˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sat1heoi3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shīto lose; to miss; to fail
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)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
失业shīyèunemployment; to lose one's job
失败shībàito be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat
失望shīwàngdisappointed; to lose hope; to despair
失掉shīdiàoto lose; to miss
失眠shīmiánto suffer from insomnia
Words With Same Tail Word    
下去xiàqùto go down; to descend; to go on; to continue; (of a servant) to withdraw
上去shàngqùto go up
出去chūqùto go out
进去jìnqùto go in
来回来去láihuí lái qùrepeatedly; back and forth again and again
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