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English Definitionto struggle; to wrestle
Simplified Script拼搏
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄣ ㄅㄛˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ping3bok3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
pīnto piece together; to join together; to stake all; adventurous; at the risk of one's life; to spell
to fight; to combat; to seize; (of heart) to beat

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
拼命pīnmìngto do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
拼刺pīncìbayonet charge
拼力pīnlìto spare no efforts
拼合pīnhéto fit together; to put together
拼图pīntújigsaw puzzle
Words With Same Tail Word    
脉搏màibópulse (both medical and figurative)
厮搏sībóto fight at close quarters; to tussle
心搏xīnbóheartbeat; pulse
早搏zǎobó(medicine) premature beat; extrasystole
放手一搏fàngshǒu yī bóto put one's all into the fight
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