diào
v. (used after a verb as complement) indicating removal, departure or finish
Other meanings
[diào]   v. fall; drop; lose; lag behind; decrease
[diào]   v. to exchange; to wag; to turn
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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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tā jū rán lián píng guǒ hé dōu chī diào le .
phr. He even ate the core of the apple.
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zhěng gè chéng shì dōu bèi dì zhèn huǐ diào le .
phr. All the city was destroyed by earthquake.
mài diào
v. sell off, get rid of in a sale
diū diào
v. to lose; to throw away, to discard
guān diào
v. switch off, shut off, close, turn off
tuō diào
v. remove, take off, strip off, discard
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láo shǔ méi bèi māo chī diào .
phr. The rat wasn't eaten by the cat.