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zhuō
v. clutch, grasp; catch
    hand
 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.
EXAMPLES
lǎo yīng zhuō xiǎo jī
phr. the eagle seizes chicken
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ní yǒu bàn fǎ zhuō zhù nà zhī hú li ma ?
phr. Do you have any means to catch that fox?
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zhí dào wǎn shang wǒ cái zhuō dào zhè zhī hú dié
phr. Until evening I only caught this butterfly.
zhuō jīn jiàn zhǒu
idiom. expose the elbow when fastening one's jacket (because there are holes in one's clothes) -- be impoverished, have too many difficulties to deal with
zhuō yú
phr. catch fish
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tā zhuō jín wǒ de shǒu
phr. (Cantonese) He grabbed my arm.
zhuō láo shǔ
phr. catch the mouse
bǔ fēng zhuō yǐng
idiom. chase the wind and clutch at shadows -- make groundless accusations
wèng zhōng zhuō biē
idiom. catch a turtle in the jar -- to describe a sure catch
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xiǎo māo qù zhuō qīng tíng
phr. The kitty went to catch the dragonfly.
zhuō xiǎo chóng
phr. to catch small bugs