Hot Words

December 28th, 2010 by elaine

1.赶趟儿(gǎn tàng)have time for; be in time for

有没有人可以告诉我,现在学习西班牙语赶趟吗?

Is there anyone who can tell me that if I can be in time for learning Spanish?

2.棒槌(bàng chui)a metaphor for a layman or an amateur

我在投资方面是个棒槌。

I am an amateur in investment.

1.圣诞节到了!祝朋友们圣诞节快乐!

Merry  Christmas!

圣诞节 (shèng dàn jié) Christmas

2.圣诞节你给朋友们准备了什么礼物呢?

What gifts did you buy for friends?

礼物 gift  (lǐwù)


Hot Words (7)

November 24th, 2010 by elaine

1.看来,今天又被宰熟了,买了一个好贵的包包。

宰熟(zǎi shú),Charge, especially a friend, cheating a friend.

2.其实,每天能在家、在线学学中文真令人兴奋!

It is really excited to learn Chinese at home and online every day.

在线(zài xiàn)online


“减肥”怎么说?

October 12th, 2010 by elaine

1.我成功瘦身了!大家都说我比以前更漂亮了!太棒啦!

瘦身(shòu shēn) slim down;

棒(bàng)great

2.我的减肥经历特别有意思,可以说太神了!

神(shén)amazing;magical

My experience of slimming is amazing.

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掂量(diān liang)

October 9th, 2010 by elaine

Weigh by hand.

1.买菜之前自己要先掂量一下重量才行。

You have to guess how much the vegetables weigh before you but them.

2.Think over; consider

看来,这事只能我自己掂量着办了。

It seems that I have to consider how to deal with this matter myself.

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Hot Words (8)

September 16th, 2010 by elaine

1。我很喜欢吃中式快餐,我每天都吃。快餐(kuài cān)Fast food

2. iPad 太酷了!我太喜欢它了!已经爱不释手了。你有iPad 吗?酷(kù)cool

爱不释手(àI bù shǐ shǒu)成语,形容非常喜爱。

3..“顶”(dǐng)这个词现在很流行。比如:我顶这个帖子

It means support or agree; a term used on Internet, especially in BBS

4.What is Pisces? In Chinese, it’s “双鱼座”,就是“两只鱼”的意思。“只”是用来描述动物的量词。

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Hot word and Mesure word

September 13th, 2010 by elaine

1.闪婚 (shǎn hūn)

Lightning marriage, instant marriage

IT refers to a couple who get married as fast as lightning, after knowing each other for a short time.

你会闪婚吗?

2.我们要节约每一滴水。“滴”(Measure Word)用于形容液体。比如:一滴眼泪




Hot Words (6)

August 27th, 2010 by elaine

31.素质(sùzhì)

Quality (in manners); tact

例:上车不排队,你也太没素质了。

You have no tact and don’t stand in the queue to get on the bus.

32.残 (cán)

Maim;wound

例:他的腿让车祸整残了。

His leg was maimed by the car accident.

33.车虫 (chē chóng)

Bicycle fanatic (refers to those who enjoy buying, cleaning and repairing bicycles)

例:现在城市里的车虫越来越多了。

There are more and more bicycle fanatics in the city.


HSK Exam Grammar–Measure Word

July 23rd, 2010 by elaine

1.玛丽在那个商店买了两_______椅子。

A.把       B.个         C.只        D.张

2.他伤心地留下了一_______眼泪。

A. 串        B. 张         C. 滴        D. 片

3.为了减肥,她这几天只吃了几________黄瓜。

A. 根        B. 颗         C. 条        D. 本

4.昨天,我又新买了一________钢笔。

A. 条        B. 册         C. 支        D. 种

5.老先生轻轻地推开了那________门,走了进去。

A. 扇        B. 堵         C. 张        D. 只

解释:

1.D. 张

(1)用于表示平面或有平面的物体。例:地图、床、纸、照片、脸

(2)用于某些可以张开的东西。例:一张嘴、一张弓

(3)用于某些农具、乐器。例:一张犁、一张古琴

2.C. 滴

(1)用于液体。例:眼泪、水、汗、酒、油

3.A. 根

(1)多用于细长物。例:头发、草、竹子、黄瓜、棍子

4.C. 支

(1)用于直硬细长的非生物。例:一支笔、一支蜡烛

(2)用于歌曲、乐曲。例:一支歌

5.A 扇

用于门和窗。例:一扇门、一扇窗

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Hot words (6)

July 22nd, 2010 by elaine

27.大拿(dà ná)

Expert; able person

例:他在烹饪方面可是个大拿。

He is an expert in cooking.

28.单挑(dān tiāo)

Work on one’s own

例:由于他的同伴病了,这一摊活儿都靠他单挑。

Since his partner is ill, he is doing all the work on his own.

29.淡出 (dàn chū)

Leave (job) without notice; disappear gradually

例:自从他淡出歌坛后,人们很少能见到他了。

Since he left the singing circle, people have rarely seen her. It’s said she’s emigrated to Canada.

30.点儿背(diǎnr bèi)

Bad luck .

例:我最近点儿很背。

I’m having bad luck this month.

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Hot words(5)

July 16th, 2010 by elaine

23.歇菜( xiē  cài )

Over; be finished;

今天做不完,我们就歇菜了。

We’ll be finished if it’s over by today.

24.夜猫子(yè māo zi)

A person who stays up late at night

他在暑假就是个夜猫子。

He’s a night owl in the summer holiday.

25.猫东(māo dōng)

To stay at home and work in doors for the whole winter

东北的农民们在冬天都猫东了。

The farmers in the northeast stay at home during the winter.

26.龙头(lóng tóu)

Leader; leading things

这是行业内的一家龙头企业

This is a leading firm in the industry.