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Pronunciation : jiè
Meaning :
  1. borrow. (v)
  2. lend. (v)
  3. use … as a means of. (v)
  4. make use of. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 10
Traditional :
Usage : 11.1%
Common Words / Phrases:
jiè kǒu
: use as an excuse; pretext
jiè yòng
: have the purpose of; use sth. for another purpose; borrow
1. I borrowed some books from the library.
cóng shū guǎn jiè le běn shū
: I
: from
图书馆 : library
: borrow
: (particle) indicating that something has happened or is about to happen
: a few
: measure word
: book
2. Please can you lend me your dictionary a moment?
qǐng diǎn jiè yòng xià
: please
: used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be accompanied by some other expression.
词典 : dictionary
: lend
: me
: use
一下 : a moment
3. The company uses advertising as a means of cheating consumers.
zhè jiā gōng jiè guǎng gào piàn xiāo fèi zhě
: this
: measure word
公司 : company
: use … as a means of
广告 : advertisement
欺骗 : cheat
消费者 : consumer
4. May I take this opportunity to express my thanks to all of you.
jiè huì xiàng jiā biǎo shì gǎn xiè
: I
: make use of
: this
机会 : opportunity
: to
大家 : everybody
表示 : express
感谢 : gratitude
5. You better have a good excuse for being late.
zuì hǎo wéi chí dào zhǎo hǎo jiè kǒu
: you
最好 : better
: for
迟到 : being late
: find
: measure word
: good
借口 : excuse
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