English translation of '比'
- (= 比较)
⇒ 比比过去,现在的生活好多了。(Bǐbǐ guòqù, xiànzài de shēnghuó hǎo duō le.)
Life now is much better compared to the past.
- (= 较量)
⇒ 他们要比比谁游得快。(Tāmen yào bǐbǐ shuí yóu de kuài.)
They are competing to see who swims the fastest.
- (= 比拟)
⇒ 中国人喜欢把大地比作母亲。(Zhōngguórén xǐhuān bǎ dàdì bǐzuò mǔqīn.)
The Chinese like to compare the earth to a mother.
- (= 仿照)
⇒ 孩子们在比着图纸做飞机模型。(Háizimen zài bǐzhe túzhǐ zuò fēijī móxíng.)
The children are making model planes from diagrams.
- (= 比画)
⇒ 她连说带比。(Tā lián shuō dài bǐ.)
She gesticulates as she talks.
⇒ 零比零(líng bǐ líng)
no score (美)
⇒ 两队最终以零比零战平。(Liǎngduì zuìzhōng yǐ líng bǐ líng zhànpíng.)
The two teams finally drew nil-nil.
- (= 相对)
⇒ 今年冬天比去年冷。(Jīnnián dōngtiān bǐ qùnián lěng.)
It is colder this winter than last winter.
比 (bǐ) is used to express comparisons: to say that X is taller than Y, simply say X 比 Y 高。 e.g. 上海比南京大。 (Shànghǎi bǐ Nánjīng dà.) (Shanghai is bigger than Nanjing).
Trends of '比'
Extremely Common. 比 is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'比' in Other Languages
British English: than /ðæn; ðən/ PREPOSITION
You use than when you are talking about the difference between two people or things.
Children learn faster than adults.
- American English: than
- Arabic: مِنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: do que
- Chinese: 比
- Croatian: od
- Czech: než porovnání
- Danish: end
- Dutch: dan
- European Spanish: que
- Finnish: kuin erilainen kuin
- French: que
- German: als
- Greek: από
- Italian: che
- Japanese: ･･･よりも
- Korean: ...보다
- Norwegian: enn
- Polish: niż
- European Portuguese: do que
- Romanian: decât
- Russian: чем
- Spanish: que
- Swedish: än
- Thai: เกินกว่า
- Turkish: daha
- Ukrainian: ніж
- Vietnamese: hơn
Translation of 比 from the Collins Chinese to English
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