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to sing a song
HSK 2
vocal recital or concert
sung performance / to sing for an audience
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  *唱* | 唱* | *唱
to sing / to call loudly / to chant
speaking and singing, as in various forms of storytelling such as 彈詞|弹词 and 相聲|相声 / (music) rapping
to sing and play (plucked string instrument)
chorus / choir
in duet / answering phrase / antiphonal answer
chorus / to chorus
singing skill
to chant / to recite
gramophone record / LP / music CD / musical album / CL: 張|张
to sing
to sing opera music (without staging or make up)
singing style / singing method
to sing loudly / fig. to mouth slogans
most perfect song
to perform in opera
vocal music (in opera) / aria
to pass on a song
to lead a chorus / choirmaster / leading singer
to echo one another (idiom)
aria (in opera)
to hum / to croon
gramophone
choir
(slang) to sing karaoke
to express a different view / to take a different position
(in singing) solo / to solo
fig. the man sings and the woman follows / fig. marital harmony
vocal accompaniment / to accompany a singer / to support of sb / to echo sb / to chime in with sb
to play the role of the hero (idiom) / to play the good cop
turntable / gramophone record
one's ability to give a convincing performance of a song
to express pessimistic views about (sth)
bel canto
lit. to sing a duet / fig. to collaborate with sb / also used satirically: to play second fiddle to
Universal Records
(of a singer) autograph session / record signing event
pickup (carrying gramophone needle)
opera libretto
compact disk / CD / CL: , 張|张
to sing the high part / to speak fine sounding but empty words (idiom)
to lip-sync (singing)
cover song / to cover a song
Yellow River Cantata (1939) by Xian Xinghai 冼星海
to play the role of the villain (idiom)
to read ballot slips out loud
lit. to sing “The Empty City Stratagem” (idiom) / fig. to put up a bluff to conceal one's weakness / (jocularly) (of a place etc) to be empty / (of one's stomach) to be rumbling
antiphon (i.e. solo voice answered by chorus) / sung reply (in agreement with first voice) / to reply with a poem in the same rhythm
to put on a rival show (idiom); to set oneself up against sb / to get into confrontation
round (music) / canon
song contest
to play the role of the strict parent (or superior etc)
KTV hostess
gramophone / record player
to answer respectfully "yes"
(old) to bow and utter polite phrases / to open the way (for a dignitary etc)
Eurovision Song Contest
gramophone record / LP
fiction comes true / play-acting that turns into reality
stylus (gramophone needle)
lit. whatever mountain one is on, one should sing its songs (idiom) / fig. when in Rome, do as the Romans do
loud songs reaches the clouds (idiom); fig. to praise to the skies
a cappella (music)
tone-arm (tracking arm of gramophone)
KTV hostess
gramophone / record player
erhua variant of 唱高調|唱高调
jukebox / nickelodeon
gramophone / record player
solfege
scat singing
pickup (of a record player)
singer
duet
to recite loudly / to sing out
to sing a song
cantata / chorus
to chorus sb else's lead (idiom); to chime in in agreement


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