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zuò
char. to work; to rise, to raise; to regard as; to feign, to pretend; writings, work
Other meanings
[zuò]   v. do, make; write, compose
[zuō]   char. workshop
    person, man
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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zhèn zuò
v. bestir oneself, exert oneself, pull oneself together
zhèn zuò qǐ lai
phr. Pick yourself up, cheer up
dà zuò
v./n. make something big of it, sudden big and impressive event (sound, flash, burst, wind); exaggerate; your work; your script (with respect); master piece, work of someone
gù zuò
v. pretend, feign
láo zuò
v. work, manual labor
yuán zuò
n. original works, original text
gēng zuò
v. do farm work
lì zuò
v./n. put effort into (work, farming, writing, etc.); masterpiece
kuáng fēng dà zuò
phr. violent wind starts to blow
jiā zuò
n. excellent work, masterpiece (of art and literature)
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rì chū ér zuò , rì luò ér xī
phr. Begin work with sunrise and rest after sunset.
xīng fēng zuò làng
idiom. to raise winds and waves (make trouble)
zuò shì
v. to adopt an attitude, to strike a posture