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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
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to speak / to say / to explain / to scold / to tell off / a theory (typically the last character in a compound, as in 日心說|日心说 heliocentric theory)
HSK 1
novel / fiction / CL: ,
HSK 4
legend / folklore / to repeat from mouth to mouth / they say that...
HSK 5
it is said that / reportedly
HSK 5
to talk nonsense / drivel
HSK 5
theory / doctrine
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *說* | 說* | *說
to persuade
to say again / to put off a discussion until later / moreover / what's more / besides
science fiction novel
to explain / to comment
to hear (sth said) / one hears (that) / hearsay / listening and speaking
as for / when it comes to
It is said that ... (at the start of a narrative) / to discuss / to recount
to say sth
if / if one were to say
in other words / that is
romance novel / romantic fiction
in other words / that is to say / so / thus
novel
to say nothing of / not to mention / let alone
honestly speaking / to be frank, ...
speech / to deliver a speech
as the proverb says / as they say...
in other words
though / although
hard to say / unpleasant to say / can't be sure
easy to deal with / not a problem / (polite answer) you flatter me
generally speaking
for example
to speak for sb / to intercede for sb / to lobby illegally
to lobby / to campaign / to promote (an idea, a product) / (old) to visit various rulers and promote one's political ideas (in the Warring States period)
to speak one's mind
for example / for instance
in the ordinary course of events / ordinarily / normally
a martial arts (wuxia) novel
popular tradition / folk legend
to hear what was said
to recount / to tell of / to relate / (fig.) (of a thing) to stand as testament to (some past history)
needless to say / it goes without saying
murder mystery (novel) / whodunit
to tell in detail
to put it simply / simply put
generally speaking / to sum up / in summary / in short
not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection / without demur
to persuade / persuasion / to advise
it is reasonable to say that...
hard to tell (i.e. hard to judge or hard to predict) / cannot bring oneself to say it
to have nothing to say (idiom)
for example
hypothesis
pornographic novel / dirty book
an expression of opinion / according to some
not to mention / leaving aside
to tell the truth / to tell it as it is
really good / excellent
to speak of / to refer to
to allow no explanation
inaugural speech
sth pertinent to say
as far as I'm concerned
for example
harmful teachings / evil doctrine
short story
simple introduction / primer
spit it out!
on the other hand
to make a long story short (idiom)
to recount / to narrate / to give an account of
accepted theory or formulation
non-fiction
strictly speaking
phlogiston theory
to narrate
Fu Shuo (c. 14th century BC), legendary sage and principal minister of Shang ruler Wu Ding
to comment / to evaluate
looking at the big picture / all in all / all things considered
to try one's very best to persuade sb (idiom) / to reason with sb in every way possible
to affirm / to assert / generally accepted view
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
in other words / that is to say
to state / to assert
various ideas / diverse opinions
to not need dwell on (idiom)
to talk drivel / to make irresponsible remarks
dramatic form consisting of historical narration / history as jocular narrative / to stretch history for a joking story / amusing story with strained interpretations of history / to make an unreasonable comparison in jest
flash fiction
different opinion / dissident view / absurd remark
novella
to talk drivel / to assert sth without a proper understanding or basis in fact / not to know what one is talking about
to write a book advancing one's theory (idiom)
to declare / to state / to call / to name
normally / ordinarily speaking
to plead / to claim as an excuse
scattered essays / various opinions / different manners of speaking
gossip / hearsay / rumor
thus
not to mention ... (i.e. in addition to sth)
to explain (the difference)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
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