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English Definitiontree trunk; main part of something; to manage; to work; to do; capable; cadre; to kill (slang); to fuck (vulgar)
See alsogān dry; clean; in vain; dried food; foster; adoptive; to ignore; (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
gān old variant of (from traditional character )
gān variant of (from traditional character )
gān to concern; to interfere; shield; stem (from traditional character )
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Sample Sentences
  • ①你⑴问⑴这个⑴{干}⑴什么⑩?
    Why do you ask?
  • ①你⑴觉得⑴这⑴事⑴是⑴谁⑴{干}⑴的⑩?
    Do you have any idea who would do this?
  • 明天有许多要的事情。
    I have lots of work to do tomorrow.
  • 她列举她所要的事情。
    She listed all the thing she have to do.
  • 聪明人会羞于这种事。
    A man of sense would be ashamed to do so.
  • 【谚】井方知水可贵。
    We never know the value of water till the well is dry.
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