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dào
v. pour; to reverse; move backward
Other meanings
[dǎo]   v. to fall over, to fail or collapse; to overthrow; be spoiled, have malfunction; change, shift; move around; sell up; buy and resell at a profit
[dào]   adj. upside down, inverted
[dào]   adv. (contrary to common sense or one's expectation); but, however; (after a "verb + de" structure, implying blame); (in the subordinate clause, indicating concession); (in an imperative sentence or a question, indicating impatience); (used to soften the tone)
    person, man
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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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wó hǎo xiàng bìng le, nǐ bāng wǒ dào bēi shuǐ, hǎo ma ?
phr. I'm not feeling well, can you help me pour a cup of water, OK?
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tā men gè zì gěi zì jǐ dào le yì bēi pí jiǔ .
phr. They poured themselves each a glass of beer.
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wǒ hái méi yǒu xué huì dào chē .
phr. I have not learned how to back the car up.
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dào tuì
v. to retrogress, to retrograde, go back, move back