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  *绕* | 绕* | *绕
to wind / to coil (thread) / to rotate around / to spiral / to move around / to go round (an obstacle) / to by-pass / to make a detour / to confuse / to perplex
HSK 5
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *绕* | 绕* | *绕
variant of 繞|绕, to rotate around / to spiral / to move around / to go round (an obstacle) / to by-pass / to make a detour
HSK 5
to detour / to bypass / to circumvent / to avoid / to wind around (of a road etc)
detour / long way around
tongue-twister
coil (in electric motor or transformer)
roundabout route / detour
to make a detour / to take the long route
twisting and turning / involved and tricky
to go around one time / to do a circuit
tricky / involved / to beat about the bush
to run a long way around / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush
to go around in circles / to make a detour / (fig.) to beat about the bush
to go for a walk around / fig. to speak in a roundabout way
(children) run around parent's knees / fig. to stay to look after one's elderly parents
meandering and circuitous (idiom); to go around in circles and never get anywhere
turbulence (in fluid mechanics)
reverberates around the rafters for three days (idiom); fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
interference (of wave motion in physics)
lit. to go on a long detour / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush
to orbit the earth
thorny issue / tricky case
hard to get one's mouth around / a tongue-twister
to go for a walk around / fig. to speak in a roundabout way
the road twists here and there / to make a detour / to take a long way around
to live with one's parents, thus bringing them happiness (idiom)
lit. to go on a long detour / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush


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