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v. (used after another verb, indicating) moving from one place to another; changing in direction; excess in degree; doing better than
Other meanings
[guo]   par. (used after a verb as a complement) indicating completion or a past state
[guò]   v./adv. to pass, to cross; to live; to go through; to exceed; excessively, too
[guò]   v. to spend (time); to celebrate (a birthday, a holiday)
[guò]   n. fault, demerit, mistake
    walk (for )
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'过' is part of the following simplified words:
'过' is part of the following traditional words:

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
tā yí yuè jiù tiào guò le xiǎo xī
phr. He got over the stream with a single leap.
cuò guo qì chē
phr. miss the bus/car
zhuǎn guò shēn
v. (of someone) turn around, face around
sān gè chòu pí jiàng shèng guò yí gè zhū gě liàng
idiom. three cobblers, with their wits combined, surpass Zhuge Liang, the mastermind -- the wisdom of the masses exceeds that of the wisest individual
jīn tiān zǎo shàng wǒ méi tīng jiàn nào líng, shuì guò le .
phr. This morning I did not hear the alarm and overslept.