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Pronunciation : diū
Meaning :
  1. lose; mislay. (v)
  2. throw; cast; toss. (v)
  3. put (or lay) aside. (v)
Radical : 丿
Strokes : 6
Traditional :
Usage : 4.6%
Common Words / Phrases:
diū shī
: lose; astray
diū shǒu
: give up; wash one’s hands of
diū rén
: lose face; be disgraced
diū liǎn
: lose face; be disgraced
diū diào
: lost; throw away; cast away; discard
1. He lost his credit card.
diū le xìn yòng
: he
: lose
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
信用卡 : credit card
2. Please don’t litter.
yào suí diū
: not
: should
: along with (some other action)
: ground; floor
: throw
垃圾 : rubbish
3. He laid his book aside.
shū diū zài biān le
: he
: (preposition) used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be reduplicated or accompanied by some other word or expression
: book
: lay
: at
一边 : aside
: not
: read, go to school
: (particle) indicating that something has happened or is about to happen
4. You’ve shamed your family.
gěi men jiā diū liǎn le
: you
你们 : you (second person plural), yourselves
: family
丢脸 : lose face; be disgraced; humiliating
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
5. What a disgrace!
zhēn diū rén !
: really
丢人 : lose face, be disgraced
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