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Pronunciation : diào
Meaning :
  1. fall. (v)
  2. fall behind. (v)
  3. lose. (v)
  4. reduce. (v)
  5. turn … round. (v)
  6. swap. (v)
  7. used after a verb indicating remove or leave. ()
Radical :
Strokes : 11
Traditional :
Usage : 13.6%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
掉换
diào huàn
: shift; exchange
2.
掉头
diào tóu
: turn round
3.
掉转
diào zhuǎn
: turn round
4.
丢掉
diū diào
: throw away; cast away
5.
改掉
gǎi diào
: give up; drop
6.
干掉
gàn diào
: get rid of sb.; kill
7.
忘掉
wàng diào
: forget; dismiss from one’s mind
Sentences:
1. The leaves are gradually falling from the trees.
shù fēn fēn cóng shù shàng diào xià lái
: tree
: leaves
纷纷 : one after another; gradually
: from
树上 : on the tree
: fall
下来 : down
2. I’ve lost a button off my shirt.
de shàng diào le kòu zi
我的 : my
上衣 : shirt
: lose
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: one
: measure word
扣子 : button
3. Pour away the dirty water.
zāng shuǐ dǎo diào
: used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be accompanied by some other expression.
: dirty
: water
: pour
: used after a verb indicating remove or leave
倒掉 : pour away
4. Let’s try and forget this whole mess.
wàng diào xiē shùn xīn de shì
: forget
: used after a verb indicating remove or leave
那些 : those
: not
顺心 : satisfactory
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
: thing, matter
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