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conj. so as not to, so as to avoid
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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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bié tài mì qiè le , miǎn de chǎn shēng wù huì .
phr. Don't be too intimate, just to avoid gossip.
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wó xiáng gán jǐn zuò wán zhè xiē gōng zuò , miǎn de jiā bān .
phr. I want to finish the job quickly so I do not have to work overtime.
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tā bù xiáng bǎ zài wài miàn shòu dào de shāng tòng shuō gěi fù mǔ tīng , miǎn de tā men wèi zì jǐ dān xīn .
phr. He does not want to tell his parents about the pains of the outside world, so that they won't worry for him.
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záo dián qǐ chuáng liú chū shí jiān chī zǎo fàn , miǎn de è zhe dù zi shàng kè .
phr. Get up early and leave some time to have breakfast, so that you can avoid going to class with an empty stomach.