English translation of '靠'
- (= 倚)
⇒ 梯子靠在墙上。(Tīzi kào zài qiáng shang.)
The ladder was leaning against the wall.
- (= 近)
keep to (pt, pp kept)
⇒ 请往这边靠一点。(Qǐng wǎng zhèbiān kào yīdiǎn.)
Could everyone keep this way please.
- (= 依赖)
⇒ 他靠自己的努力实现了梦想。(Tā kào zìjǐ de nǔlì shíxiànle mèngxiǎng.)
He achieved his dreams through hard work.
⇒ 不要指望别人,要靠自己。(Bùyào zhǐwàng biérén, yào kào zìjǐ.)
There's no use in looking to anyone else — you have to do it yourself.
- (= 信赖)
⇒ 他的话靠不住。(Tā de huà kàobuzhù.)
You can't trust what he says.
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Translation of 靠 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary