English translation of 过
- (= 经过)
- (= 度过)
spend (pt, pp spent)
⇒ 你假期怎么过的？(Nǐ jiàqī zěnme guò de?)
How did you spend your holiday?
- (= 过去)
⇒ 几天过去了, 他还杳无音信。(Jǐtiān guòqu le, tā hái yǎo wú yīn xìn.)
Several days passed and still there was no news of him.
- (= 处理)
go over (pt went) (pp gone)
⇒ 这段文字还得过一遍。(Zhè duàn wénzì hái děi guò yībiàn.)
This piece of text should be gone over again.
- (= 转移到)
transfer from one account to another
- (= 超过)
be more than
⇒ 工程已经过半。(Gōngchéng yǐjīng guòbàn.)
The project is already more than half way through.
⇒ 年过半百(nián guò bàn bǎi)
over fifty years old
- (= 生活)
⇒ 我们过得很好。(Wǒmen guò de hěn hǎo.)
We live well.
- (= 庆祝)
⇒ 过生日(guò shēngrì)
celebrate a birthday
⇒ 将功补过(jiāng gōng bǔ guò)
atone for one's crimes
⇒ 现在是9点过8分。(Xiànzài shì jiǔ diǎn guò bā fēn.)
It is now eight minutes past nine.
When 过 (guò) is used as a verb suffix to indicate a past action, it often corresponds to the present perfect tense (e.g. `I have done') in English, stressing that the subject has experienced something, e.g. 我去过中国三次 (Wǒ qùguo Zhōngguó sān cì) (I have been to China three times).
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