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Pronunciation : chǎo
Meaning :
  1. to stir-fry. (v)
  2. to speculate. (v)
  3. to sack. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional :
Usage : 1.4%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
炒菜
chǎo cài
: dish cooked to order; stir-fry
2.
炒面
chǎo miàn
: Chinese fried noodles chow mein
3.
炒股票
chǎo gǔ piào
: speculate in stocks
4.
炒鱿鱼
chǎo yóu yú
: dismiss
Sentences:
1. It is delicious to stir-fry meat dishes with vegetable oil.
yòng qīng yóu chǎo de ròu hěn hào chī
: use
清油 : edible vegetable oil
: stir-fry
:
: meat
: very
好吃 : delicious
2. He lost his fortune gambling on the stock exchange.
yīn chǎo piào ér shī de cái chǎn
: he
: because
: to speculate
股票 : stock exchange; stock market
: and
失去 : lost
他的 : his
财产 : fortune
3. He was sacked by the boss.
bèi lǎo bǎn chǎo le
: he
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
老板 : boss
: fired
: particle indicating that something has happened
4. She was given her marching orders.
bèi chǎo yóu le
鱿
: she
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
炒鱿鱼 : fired
: particle indicating that something has happened
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