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tǎo yàn
v./adj. to dislike, to hate, to be disgusted with; disagreeable, nasty; troublesome, difficult to handle

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.
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guó wáng zuì tǎo yàn hē jiā le táng de hóng chá
phr. The King was most disgusted with the black tea with sugar.
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wǒ men bān zhǎng jīng cháng bèi zhe wǒ men zài lǎo shī miàn qián gào zhuàng, wǒ men shí fēn tǎo yàn tā .
phr. Our class monitor always reports us to the teachers, we don't like him.
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tā tài ài miàn zi le, wó hén tǎo yàn tā .
phr. She is too sensitive about her reputation. I dislike her very much.
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kàn jiàn tā bǎn miàn kǒng, wǒ jiù tǎo yàn .
phr. I dislike him with a straight face.
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tā tǎo yàn bié rén yǐng shè tā tū dǐng .
phr. He resents any allusion to his baldness.
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zì sī zì lì de rén zuì ràng rén tǎo yàn .
phr. Self-centered people are hated by others most.
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tā zuì tǎo yàn qī zi gēn tā dāo lao .
phr. He hates his wife to talk on and on to him the most.
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tā qí zhǐ bù xǐ huan, jiǎn zhí tǎo yàn tiào wǔ
phr. Far from enjoying dancing, he loathes it.
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wó tǎo yàn chōu yān .
phr. I hate smoking.
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tā hén tǎo yàn
phr. He is very annoying.
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tā tǎo yàn bèi guǎn shù .
phr. She hated to be controlled.
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wó tǎo yàn liú xíng yīn yuè
phr. I hate pop music.
cóng bù jué de ní tǎo yàn
phr. (I) never feel that you are annoying (lyrics of a song entitled "Little Apple")
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wó tǎo yàn zài fàn guǎn chī fàn .
phr. I hate eating in the restaurant.
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zhè gè tiān qì zhēn tǎo yàn .
phr. This kind of weather is so annoying.
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wǒ shén me dōu bù tǎo yàn .
phr. I do not dislike anything at all.
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zhè liǎng tiān yí gè jìnr de guā fēng, zhēn tǎo yàn .
phr. These two days, it's always windy, so annoying.
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wǒ zuì tǎo yàn wǒ de tā bí zi .
phr. I hate my flat nose the most.
tǎo yàn de qì wèi
nphr. nasty smell
tǎo yàn de wèn tí
nphr. troublesome issue
tǎo yàn guǐ
n. nuisance, prodigal