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Chinese Word of the Day - wipe (verb)

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擦 (cā) wipe (verb)

男人在用抹布擦镜子。
Nánrén zài yòng mābù cā jìngzi.
The man is wiping the mirror with a rag.

这个人正用黄色的布擦桌子。
Zhègè rén zhèng yòng huángsè de bù cā zhuōzi.
The person is wiping the table with a yellow cloth.

这个人正在用毛巾擦地板。
Zhègèrén zhèngzài yòng máojīn cā dìbǎn.
The person is wiping the floor with a towel.

擦黑板最适合用湿布。
Cā hēibǎn zuì shìhé yòng shībù.
A wet cloth is the best thing to wipe the chalk board with.

用布擦桌子
yòng bù cā zhuōzi
wiping the table with a cloth

用抹布擦
yòng mābù cā
wipe with a rag

用毛巾擦
yòng máojīn cā
wipe with a towel

擦干净
cā gānjìng
wipe it clean

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Chinese Word of the Day - windy (adjective)

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刮风的 (guāfēng de) windy (adjective)

明天天气寒冷而且多风,请戴个围巾。
Míngtiān tiānqì hánlěng érqiě duōfēng, qǐng dài ge wéijīn.
Tomorrow will be cold and windy, so wear a scarf.

外面风很大。
Wàimian fēng hěn dà.
It’s windy outside.

刮风的天气
guāfēng de tiānqì
windy day

刮风的天气
guāfēng de tiānqì
windy day

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Chinese Word of the Day - stingray (noun)

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鳐鱼 (yáoyú) stingray (noun)

魔鬼鱼在珊瑚礁上面游。
Móguǐyú zài shānhújiāo shàngmian yóu.
The stingrays are swimming over the coral reef.

鳐鱼在海底游。
Yáoyú zài hǎi dǐ yóu.
The stingray is swimming on the bottom of the ocean.

棕色的鳐鱼
zōngsè de yáoyú
brown stingray

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Chinese Word of the Day - high school (noun)

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高中 (gāozhōng) high school (noun)

我高中的时候,在校队踢球。
Wǒ gāozhōng de shíhou , zài xiàoduì tī qiú.
When I was in high school, I played soccer for the school team.

那些女孩儿是高中生。
Nàxiē nǚháir shì gāozhōngshēng.
The girls are high school students.

高中聚会
gāozhōng jùhuì
high school reunion

高中生
gāozhōngshēng
high school students

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Chinese Word of the Day - chalk (noun)

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粉笔 (fěnbǐ) chalk (noun)

你能在黑板上用很多种彩色粉笔。
nǐ néng zài hēibǎn shàng yòng hěn duōzhǒng cǎisè fěnbǐ.
You can use many colors of chalk on the blackboard.

黑板粉笔
hēibǎn fěnbǐ
blackboard chalk

彩色粉笔
cǎisè fěnbǐ
colored chalk

粉笔盒里的粉笔
fěnbǐhé lǐ de fěnbǐ
chalk in a chalk box

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Chinese Word of the Day - work (verb)

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工作 (gōngzuò) work (verb)

一些程序设计员在家工作,所以他们不用来回上班。
yìxiē chéngxù shèjìyuán zài jiā gōngzuò, suǒyǐ tāmen bú yòng láihuí shàngbān.
Some programmers work from home, so they don’t have to commute to work.

员工们在办公室工作了。
yuángōngmen zài bàngōngshì gōngzuò le.
The employees worked at the office.

我通常从上午九点工作到下午五点,但是今天晚上我十点才下班。
wǒ tōngcháng cóng shàngwǔ jiǔ diǎn gōng zuò dào xiàwǔ wǔ diǎn, dànshì jīntiān wǎnshang wǒ shí diǎn cái xiàbān.
I usually work from 9 AM to 5 PM, but today I worked until 10 PM.

那个女人正在办公室工作。
nàge nǚrén zhèngzài bàngōngshì gōngzuò.
The woman is working at the office.

员工在办公室工作。
yuángōng zài bàngōngshì gōngzuò.
The employees work at the office.

员工正在办公室工作。
yuángōng zhèngzài bàngōngshì gōngzuò.
The employees are working at the office.

在办公室工作
zài bàngōngshì gōngzuò
work at the office

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Chinese Word of the Day - truck (noun)

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卡车 (kǎchē) truck (noun)

卡车在全国各地运输货物。
kǎchē zài quánguó gèdì yùnshū huòwù.
Trucks carry goods all over the country.

卡车司机
kǎchē sījī
truck driver

红色条纹的白色卡车
hóngsè tiáowén de báisè kǎchē
white truck with a red stripe

白色卡车
báisè kǎchē
white truck

在一条高速公路上行驶着的卡车
zài yì tiáo gāosù gōnglù shàng xíngshǐzhe de kǎchē
truck driving on a highway

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