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v. obtain, get; to suit; be satisfied; (oral) be finished; (before verbs in negatives) expressing permission or possibility
Other meanings
[de]   par. used after a verb to describe the action
[děi]   av. need, must, have to; will certainly
[dé]   v. result in (of calculation); (to end a conversation indicating agree or disagree) okay, stop (it); (expressing frustration) damn it, shit
    step with left foot
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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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dà xué qī jiān tā yí gòng huò dé le sì cì jiǎng xué jīn
phr. He had won the scholarship for four times at University.
dé yì
adj. pleased, complacent
bù dé
adv. mustn't, may not, not be allowed
dé dàng
adj. apt, suitable, proper, appropriate
dé tǐ
adj. proper, appropriate, suitable, seemly
jiē fā qiú dé fēn
phr. break of service, hit through the opponent's serve
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fàn dé le
phr. (spoken) Dinner is ready.