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v. pound, tamp; break, smash; shatter
Other meanings
[zá]   v. (informal) to fail, flop, fall through
    stone
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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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wǒ bèi tǒng zá dào le jiǎo, tòng sǐ le !
phr. My foot was hit by a barrel and it's so painful!
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wó běn néng de jú qí shóu bǎo hù tóu, yí miǎn bèi shí tóu zá zhe .
phr. I instinctively lifted my hands to protect my head, in order to avoid being hit by the stone.
zá fàn wǎn
v. be fired; lose one's job
zá suì bō li
phr. smash the glass, break the glass into pieces
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wǒ fā xiàn suǒ bèi zá huài le .
phr. I found the lock was smashed and broken.
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shuǐ gāng bèi zá le yí gè dà dòng .
phr. The water tank was broken with a big hole in it.
bān qǐ shí tou zá zì jǐ de jiǎo
idiom. lift a rock only to drop it on one's own feet
zá pò
phr. to smash and make (sth.) broken
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tiáo pí guǐ, yòu ná shí tou zá wǒ ya !
phr. Little rascal, (you) hit me again with a rock!