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English Definitionto handle; to deal with; to cope; to get by with
Simplified Script对付
Traditional Script對付
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄟˋ ㄈㄨ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)deoi3fu6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
duìright; correct; couple; pair; towards; at; for; to face; opposite; to treat (somebody a certain way); to match together; to adjust; to fit; to suit; to answer; to reply; classifier: couple
to pay; to hand over to; measure word for pairs or sets of things; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
对不起duì bù qǐunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
对于duìyúregarding; as far as something is concerned; with regards to
对象duìxiàngtarget; object; partner; boyfriend; girlfriend
对待duìdàito treat; treatment
Words With Same Tail Word    
应付yìngfuto deal with; to cope
凑付còufuto put together hastily; to make do with
以对付yǐ duìfuin order to deal with
穷于应付qióng yú yìngfuto struggle to cope (with a situation); to be at one's wits' end
难以应付nányǐ yìngfuhard to deal with; hard to handle
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