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English Definitionto wear (clothes); to contact; to use; to apply
See alsozhāo (chess) move; trick; all right!; (dialect) to add (from traditional character )
zháo to touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to burn; (coll.) to fall asleep; (after a verb) hitting the mark; succeeding in (from traditional character )
zhe aspect particle indicating action in progress (from traditional character )
zhù to make known; to show; to prove; to write; book; outstanding
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Sample Sentences
  • ⑤多用⑴些⑵油⑩。①别⑴省⑴{着}⑩!
    Use plenty of oil. Don't skimp!
  • ①那些⑵战士⑴都⑶裹⑴{着}⑸绑腿⑩。
    Those soldiers all wear leggings.
  • 这些警察戴头盔保护自己。
    These policemen wear helmets to protect them.
  • 我要挂线了。有人正在等用电话。
    I've got to hang up now. Someone is waiting to use the phone.
  • 大多数穆斯林妇女在公共场所都戴面纱。
    Most Moslem women wear veils in public places.
  • 没用了,汽车发动不起来了--我们只好走去了。
    It's no use, the car won't start we'll have to leg it.
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