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qiǎ
v./n. to get stuck; to have a tight control of; to clutch; clip; checkpoint
Other meanings
[kǎ]   n. card; magnetic card
[kǎ]   char./m. lorry, truck; cassette; (physics) calorie
    down radical, the vertical stroke (not in use now as an independent character) (for )
    divination (for )
 n/a 
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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fà qiǎ
n. hair clip
guān qiǎ
n. level, stage
qiǎ zhù
phr. to get stuck, to be jammed, to freeze
qiǎ zi
n. buckle, clip, fastener
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wǒ de shóu qiǎ zài lǐ mian , ná bù chū lai
phr. My hand is stuck in it and cannot get out.
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zuì jìn jīng lǐ duì bú bì yào de kāi zhī qiǎ de hén jǐn .
phr. Lately, the manager has a really tight control of unnecessary expenses.