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kào
v./prep. to lean against; to stand sth. against...; to get close to; to depend on; to trust; by
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Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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 kào mài bào zhǐ fā jiā .
phr. He became rich by selling newspapers.
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wó xiǎng yào yí gè kào chuāng de zuò wèi .
phr. I'd like to get a window seat.
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wǒ hòu bàn bèi zi de shēng huó quán kào nǐ le .
phr. The rest my life will depend on you.
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hái zi kào zài mā ma de jiān bǎng shàng shuì zháo le
phr. The child fell asleep resting on his mother's shoulder.
kě kào xìng
n. reliability
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tā kào cǎi méi wéi shēng
phr. He lives off coal mining.
kào de zhù
adj. reliable, dependable, trustworthy
kě kào de rén
nphr. dependable person, reliable person
bǎ tī zi kào zài qiáng shang
phr. to lean the ladders against a wall
wú yī wú kào
idiom. have no one to rely on, be left to one's own devices