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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *科* | 科* | *科
branch of study / administrative section / division / field / branch / stage directions / family (taxonomy) / rules / laws / to mete out (punishment) / to levy (taxes etc) / to fine sb / CL: 個|个
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *出* | 出* | *出
to go out / to come out / to occur / to produce / to go beyond / to rise / to put forth / to happen / (used after a verb to indicate an outward direction or a positive result) / classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc
HSK 2
to explain / to illustrate / to indicate / to show / to prove / explanation / directions / caption / CL: 個|个
HSK 4
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *方* | 方* | *方
square / power or involution (math.) / upright / honest / fair and square / direction / side / party (to a contract, dispute etc) / place / method / prescription (medicine) / just when / only or just / classifier for square things / abbr. for square or cubic meter
HSK 5
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *往* | 往* | *往
to go (in a direction) / to / towards / (of a train) bound for / past / previous
HSK 2
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *轉* | 轉* | *轉
to turn / to change direction / to transfer / to forward (mail)
HSK 4
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *向* | 向* | *向
towards / to face / to turn towards / direction / to support / to side with / shortly before / formerly / always / all along / (suffix) suitable for ... / oriented to ...
HSK 3
to guide / to show / to point (the way) / directions / guidance / guidelines
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *折* | 折* | *折
to break / to fracture / to snap / to suffer loss / to bend / to twist / to turn / to change direction / convinced / to convert into (currency) / discount / rebate / tenth (in price) / classifier for theatrical scenes / to fold / accounts book
HSK 6
strategy / directions / guide / how-to
(technical) manual / (book of) directions / synopsis (of a play or film) / specification (patent) / CL:
the whole journey / all the way / going the same way / going in the same direction / of the same kind
direction / orientation / path to follow / CL: 個|个
HSK 4
to guide / to give directions / to direct / to coach / guidance / tuition / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
mien / bearing / grace / amorous feelings / flirtatious expressions / local conditions and customs / wind force, direction etc
to change direction / fig. to change one's stance
four-way / four-sided / in all directions / everywhere
all over the place / everywhere and all directions
ingredients (in a cooking recipe) / to mix materials according to directions
the four social bonds: propriety, justice, integrity and honor / see 禮義廉恥|礼义廉耻 / the four directions / the four limbs (Chinese medicine) / four-dimensional
opposite direction / reverse
to point towards / aimed at / facing / the direction indicated
direction / strike (i.e. angle of inclination in geology) / inclination / trend / to move towards / to head for
direction / points of the compass / bearing / position / azimuth
HSK 6
the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down) / the whole country / the universe / everything under the sun
backwards / reverse direction
wind direction / the way the wind is blowing / fig. trends (esp. unpredictable ones) / how things are developing / course of events
to turn one's head / to change direction / U-turn / volte face / to repent
focus / direction / purpose / relevance
running in opposite direction (buses, trains, ferries etc)
orientation / direction
to point out / to indicate / to give directions / to show how (to do sth) / to censure / to pick at
the eight points of the compass / all directions
conversely / in reverse order / in an opposite direction
(of two vehicles traveling in opposite directions) to pass by each other
to turn / to adjust one's direction / to lose one's bearings
to make an about-turn / to reverse one's direction, policy, sequence etc / to turn things on their head
to ask for directions / to ask the way (to some place)
to look in all directions (idiom) / to glance around
HSK 6
to be at the scene (sitting for an exam, performing, competing, giving directions etc) / firsthand (experience) / impromptu (remarks etc)
direction / trend / to incline
wind direction / the way the wind blows / fig. trend / direction of events / how things develop (esp. how they affect oneself) / public opinion (concerning one's actions) / publicity (usually derog.) / limelight
radial (direction)
course / direction (a ship or plane is heading in)
person with a poor sense of direction
in all directions / all around / far and near
sense of direction
(of watercourses) source and direction of flow / origin and development
to reassign sb to a different job / to turn around / to change direction / to make a U turn
(Tw) to guide sb in the right direction / to correct (behavior etc)
east, south, west and north / all directions
to disperse / to scatter in all directions
to go round a curve / to turn a corner / fig. a new direction
(of droplets, sparks etc) to fly about in all directions / to splatter everywhere
road direction / (fig.) direction / path
roads open in all directions (idiom); accessible from all sides
tangent direction
change of string, move out of rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / to dance to a different tune
forward (direction) / positive (thinking, mood, values etc)
the shrike and the swallow fly in different directions (idiom) / (usually of a couple) to part from each other
lit. fire beacons in all four directions (idiom); the confusion of war
five directions, namely: east 東|东, south , west 西, north and middle
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *曏* | 曏* | *曏
variant of / direction / orientation / to face / to turn toward / to / towards / shortly before / formerly
HSK 3
in all directions
to scatter in all directions
lit. scatter like birds and beasts (idiom) / fig. to head off in various directions / to flee helter-skelter
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *垔* | 垔* | *垔
to restrain / to dam a stream and change its direction / a mound
lit. to direct blindly / to issue confused orders / to give contradictory directions
lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions / to be observant and alert (idiom)
lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom) / fig. to be observant and alert
all things tend in one direction (idiom)
the five directions 五方 east, south, west, north and middle
direction of cleavage (e.g. of slate)
when things reach an extreme, they can only move in the opposite direction (idiom)
to give directions
all parties (in a dispute etc) / all sides / all directions
to scatter like birds and beasts (idiom) / to flee in all directions
to disseminate in every direction (idiom)
constantly increasing without limit (idiom); rapid progress in all directions
banging away clumsily in all directions with no overall vision
to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
to bring in the new (idiom); new directions, different creation
to spray in all directions
lit. fire beacons in all four directions (idiom); the confusion of war
sudden attack from the opposite direction (idiom)
the fire of war in all four directions (idiom); the confusion of war
complete change from the old rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / a volte-face / to change old practices
to attack from an unexpected direction


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