"过" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Decomp. 寸辶
Mandarin guò; guo
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Pinyin guo4; guo
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Unicode U+8FC7
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Level 3
Results for 过
 guò to cross / to go over / to pass (time) / to celebrate (a holiday) / to live / to get along / excessively / too-
 guo (experienced action marker)
Results beginning with 过
 guò chéng course of events / process / CL:個|个[ge4]
 guò qu (verb suffix)
 guò qù (in the) past / former / previous / to go over / to pass by
 guò lai see 過來|过来[guo4 lai2]
 guò lái to come over / to manage / to handle / to be able to take care of
 guò hòu after the event
 guò duō too many / excessive
 guò yú too much / excessively
 guò lu:4 to filter / filter
 guò dù excessive / over- / excess / going too far / extravagant / intemperate / overdue
 guò fèn excessive / undue / overly
 guò kè passing traveler / transient guest / sojourner
 guò dé How are you getting by? / How's life? / contraction of 過得去|过得去, can get by / tolerably well / not too bad
 guò nián to celebrate the Chinese New Year
 guò dù to cross over (by ferry) / transition / interim / caretaker (administration)
 guò qī to be overdue / to exceed the time limit / to expire (as in expiration date)
 guò gāo too high
 guò mǐn oversensitive / allergic / allergy
 guò tóu to overdo it / to overstep the limit / excessively / above one's head / overhead
 guò guān to cross a barrier / to get through (an ordeal) / to pass (a test) / to reach (a standard)
 guò rén to surpass others / outstanding / (basketball, soccer etc) to get past an opponent
 guò wǎng to come and go / to have friendly relations with / in the past / previous
 guò shèng surplus / excess
 guò cuò mistake / fault / responsibility (for a fault)
 guò shí old-fashioned / out of date / to be later than the time stipulated or agreed upon
 guò jié to celebrate a festival / after the celebrations (i.e. once the festival is over)
 guò yǐn to satisfy a craving / to get a kick out of sth / gratifying / immensely enjoyable / satisfying / fulfilling
 guò hù to transfer ownership (of a vehicle, securities etc) / (real estate) conveyancing
 guò zǎo premature / untimely
 guò liàng excess / overdose
 guò rè to overheat (e.g. an economy)
 guò shī error / fault / (law) negligence / delinquency
 guò yè to spend the night / overnight
 guò yìng to have perfect mastery of sth / to be up to the mark
 guò wèn to show an interest in / to get involved with
 guò bàn over fifty percent / more than half
 guò fèn unduly / excessive
 guò zhòng overweight (luggage)
 guò dī too low
 guò shì to die / to pass away
 guò jìng to pass through a country's territory / transit
 guò zhāo to fight / to exchange blows
 guò dào passageway / corridor / aisle
 guò jī drastic / extreme / aggressive
 guò huǒ to go too far (in word or deed) / over the top
 guò jiǎng to overpraise / to flatter
 guò dōng to get through the winter
 guò mén to pass through a doorway / (of a woman) to marry / orchestral music interlude in an opera
 guò zài overload
 guò guo to enjoy / to satisfy (one's desires etc)
 guò mù to look over
 guò huó to live one's life / to make a living
 guò shǎo too few / insufficient
 guò chǎng interlude / to cross the stage / to do sth as a mere formality / to go through the motions
 guò bàng to weigh (on a scale)
 guò yǎng peroxy- / peroxide (chemistry)
 guò láo overwork
 guò jì to adopt / to give for adoption (usually to a childless relative)
 guò táng to appear in court for trial (old) / (of Buddhist monks) to have a meal together in the temple hall
 guò yù to praise too much / I really don't deserve so much praise
 guò zhàng posting (accounting)
 guò cóng to have relations with / to associate with
 guò dàng excessive
 guò fàn previous sins
 guò fáng to adopt / to give for adoption (usually to a childless relative)
 guò guàn to be accustomed to (a certain lifestyle etc)
 guò jiāo (stationery) to laminate
 guò qì past one's prime / has-been
 guò sù (stationery) to laminate
 guò xì extremely careful / meticulous / overattentive
 guò zhěn overdiagnose, to
 guò lu:4 qì filtering apparatus / (machine) filter
 guò rì zi to live one's life / to pass one's days / to get along
 guò shēng rì to celebrate a birthday
 guò bu qù to make life difficult for / to embarrass / unable to make it through
 guò mǎ lù to cross the street
 guò mǐn xìng hypersensitive / allergic reaction / anaphylaxis
 guò lái rén an experienced person / sb who has 'been around (the block)' / sb who has personally experienced it
 guò shān chē roller coaster
 guò dé qù lit. can pass through (an opening) / fig. can get by (in life) / tolerably well / not too bad / How are you getting by? / How's life?
 guò yǎng huà peroxide
 guò lù rén a passer-by
 guò qù shí past tense (grammar)
 guò dù xìng transitional / bridging
 guò qu shì past tense
 guò jiā jiā to play house
 guò lù fèi toll (fee for using a road)
 guò láo sǐ karoshi (loanword from Japanese), death from overwork
 guò mǐn yuán allergen / anaphylactogen
  transitional zones
  overmature stand
 guò bu xià to be unable to continue living (in a certain manner) / to be unable to make a living
 guò dù shuǐ transitional water
 guò jiān shuǎi shoulder throw (judo)
 guò jié r (coll.) grudge / strife / good manners
 guò jì hūn wife inheritance
 guò jìng diǎn crossing point
 guò jìng guó transit State
 guò láo féi overweight from overwork (the supposition that white collar workers become fat as a consequence of factors associated with being under pressure at work, including irregular diet, lack of exercise and inadequate rest)
 guò qiǎng jī perhydroxyl radical
 guò tíng lù lit. Notes on passing the hall, historical jottings by 12th century Southern Song poet Fan Gongcheng 範公偁|范公偁, containing moral instructions derived from great men of Song dynasty
 guò tóu huà exaggeration
 guò xiá fèi Sound dues
 guò yì bù qù to feel very apologetic
 guò chéng kòng zhì process control
 guò guān zhǎn jiàng to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将[guo4 wu3 guan1 zhan3 liu4 jiang4]
 guò dù shí qī transition
 guò yǎng huà qīng hydrogen peroxide H2O2
 guò hé chāi qiáo lit. to destroy the bridge after crossing the river (idiom) / fig. to abandon one's benefactor upon achieving one's goal
 guò jiē tiān qiáo skywalk / pedestrian bridge
 guò shí bù hòu being late is not acceptable (idiom)
 guò jiē lǎo shǔ sb or sth detested by all / target of scorn / anathema / cf. 老鼠過街,人人喊打|老鼠过街,人人喊打[lao3 shu3 guo4 jie1 , ren2 ren2 han3 da3]
 guò mù bù wàng to have a highly retentive memory / to have sth imprinted in one's memory
 guò yǎn yān yún ephemeral (idiom)
 guò yǎn yún yān ephemeral (idiom)
 guò yóu bù jí too far is as bad as not enough (idiom, from the Analects)
  Transitional Authority
  excess air
  disproportionate burden / undue hardship
  disproportionate burden / undue hardship
  winterized tent
  Agreement on Border Crossings
使  overuse
  transit trafficking
  excess output
 guò chéng mú xíng process model
 guò chéng wù liú process stream
 guò dōng zhǔn bèi winterization / winterizing
 guò dù bǔ lāo overfishing
 guò dù dài kuǎn bridging loan
怀 guò dù guān huái obsession / excessive concern
 guò dù jiē duàn transition phase
 guò dù jīn shǔ transition metal (chemistry)
 guò dù jǐn zhāng hypertension / excessive stress
 guò duó fàng mù overgrazing
 guò duó shī féi overfertilization
 guò duó wū rǎn overpollution
使 guò dù shǐ yòng overutilization
 guò dù wù zhì transitional substances
 guò jìng dào lù throughway
 guò jìng lu:3 kè transit passenger
 guò jìng mào yì transit trade
 guò jìng qiān zhèng transit visa
 guò jìng yùn shū transit transport
 guò jìng zhèng shū Border / Boundary Crossing Certificate
 guò lín suān ǎn ammonium superphosphate
 guò mǐn fǎn yìng allergic reaction
 tōng guò by means of / through / via / to pass through / to get through / to adopt / to pass (a bill or inspection etc) / to switch over
 bù guò only / merely / no more than / but / however / anyway (to get back to a previous topic) / cannot be more (after adjectival)
 jīng guò to pass / to go through / process / course / CL:個|个[ge4]
 chāo guò to surpass / to exceed / to outstrip
 jiàn guò have seen
 tòu guò to pass through / to penetrate / by means of / via
 zǒu guò to walk past / to pass by
 cuò guò to miss (train, opportunity etc)
 nán guò to feel sad / to feel unwell / (of life) to be difficult
 tài guò excessively / too
穿 chuān guò to pass through
 jiē guò to take (sth proffered)
 lù guò to pass by or through
 dù guò to pass / to spend (time) / to survive / to get through
 fàng guò to let off / to let slip by / to let sb get away with sth
 shǎn guò to flash through (one's mind) / to dodge (away from pursuers)
 yuè guò to cross over / to transcend / to cover distance / to overcome / to rise above
 lu:è guò to flit across / to sweep past / to glance (strike at an angle)
 huá guò (of a meteor etc) to streak across (the sky) / (of a searchlight, lightning etc) to play across (the sky)
 fēi guò to fly over / to fly past
 dù guò to cross over / to pass through
 shèng guò to excel / to surpass
 hǎo guò to have an easy time / (feel) well
 rào guò to detour / to bypass / to circumvent / to avoid / to wind around (of a road etc)
 zuì guo sin / offense
 fān guò to turn over / to transform
 gǎi guò to correct / to fix
 kuà guò to surmount / to cross over
 dà guò serious mistake / major demerit
 chuǎng guò to crash one's way through
 huǐ guò to regret / to repent
 jì guò to give sb a demerit
 lu:è guò to pass over / to skip
 gōng guò merits and demerits / contributions and errors
 héng guò to traverse
 lu:4 guò to filter
 jǐ guò to squeeze through / to force one's way through
 niǎn guò to crush sth by running over it
 bǔ guò to make up for an earlier mistake / to make amends
 xiǎo guò little mistake / minor offense / slightly too much
 chú guò (dialect) except / besides
 dān guò to live independently / to live on one's own
 diào guò to swap places
 duì guò across / opposite / the other side
 jiè guò excuse me (i.e. let me through, please)
 ráo guò to pardon / to excuse / to forgive
 shè guò to ford (a stream, river etc)
 sī guò to reflect on one's past errors
 wěi guò variant of 諉過|诿过[wei3 guo4]
诿 wěi guò to put the blame on sb else
 zhǐ bù guò it's just that ...
 zhǐ bu guò only / merely / nothing but / no more than / it's just that ...
 tīng shuō guo to hear said
 fǎn guo lái conversely / in reverse order / in an opposite direction
 mò guò yú nothing can surpass
 xìn de guò trustworthy / reliable
 fān guò lái to overturn / to turn upside down
 zǒu guò chǎng to go through the motions
 niù bu guò can't persuade / unable to make (sb) change their mind / unable to resist (sb)
 xìn bù guò to distrust / to be suspicious
 dà guò nián Chinese New Year
 huǐ guò shū written repentance
  right of passage
 bù guò yì to be sorry / to feel apologetic
 chuǎn bu guò to be unable to breathe easily
 dǎ bu guò unable to defeat / to be no match for sb
 dào guò r the wrong way round (back to front, inside out etc)
 diào guò r erhua variant of 掉過|掉过[diao4 guo4]
 èr guò yī (soccer) one-two / push-and-run
 kàn bu guò cannot stand by idly and watch / unable to put up with it any longer / see 看不過去|看不过去[kan4 bu5 guo4 qu5]
 kàn de guò presentable / passable
 qì bu guò so angry it's unbearable / bitter about unbearable grievances
 shuì guò tóu to oversleep
 sūn guò tíng Sun
 tòng guò diǎn passage point
 yǎn guò láo eye strain
 yī guò xìng transient
 yuǎn chāo guò to exceed by far / to outclass
 zhē guò r to turn over
 zuǒ bu guò anyhow / in any event / just / only
 cā jiān ér guò brief encounter / to brush past sb
 shēng chǎn guò chéng course of production / manufacturing process
 yī shǎn ér guò to flash past / to flit by
 shuō bu guò qù cannot be justified / inexcusable
 yǔ guò tiān qíng sky clears after rain / new hopes after a disastrous period (idiom) / every cloud has a silver lining (idiom) / see also 雨過天青|雨过天青[yu3 guo4 tian1 qing1]
 dà xǐ guò wàng overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)
 gōng guò yú qiú supply exceeds demand
 féng nián guò jié at the Chinese New Year or other festivities
 fǎn guò lái shuō on the other hand
 shuō de guò qù acceptable / passable / justifiable / (of a course of action) to make sense
 cāo zhī guò jí to act with undue haste (idiom) / eager and impatient / overhasty
 dé guò qiě guò satisfied just to get through (idiom) / to muddle through / without high ambitions, but getting by
 mán tiān guò hǎi to cross the sea by a trick (idiom) / to achieve one's aim by underhanded means
 shí guò jìng qiān things change with the passage of time (idiom)
 zhāo yáo guò shì to parade oneself ostentatiously about town (idiom)
 yán guò qí shí to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
 shì guò jìng qiān The issue is in the past, and the situation has changed (idiom). / It is water under the bridge.
 shén jīng guò mǐn jumpy / nervous / oversensitive
 bù guò ěr ěr not more than so-so (idiom) / mediocre / nothing out of the ordinary
 bì mén sī guò shut oneself up and ponder over one's mistakes
 wén guò shì fēi to cover up one's faults (idiom) / to whitewash
 bái jū guò xì a white steed flits past a crack (idiom) / How time flies!
 cái qì guò rén an outstanding talent (idiom) / surpassing insight and acumen
 cái shí guò rén an outstanding talent (idiom) / surpassing insight and acumen
 dài rén shòu guò to take the blame for sb else / to be made a scapegoat
 gǎi guò zì xīn to reform and start afresh (idiom) / to turn over a new leaf
 huǐ guò zì xīn to repent and start afresh (idiom) / to turn over a new leaf
 jiǎo wǎng guò zhèng to overcorrect (idiom) / to overcompensate
 jiǎo wǎng guò zhí see 矯枉過正|矫枉过正[jiao3 wang3 guo4 zheng4]
 jué rè guò chéng adiabatic process
 méng hùn guò guān to get away with it / to slip through / to bluff one's way out / Taiwan pr. [meng1 hun4 guo4 guan1]
 qiū fēng guò ěr lit. as the autumn breeze passes the ear (idiom) / not in the least concerned
 yàn guò bá máo lit. to grab feathers from a flying goose / fig. to seize any opportunity / pragmatic
 yǔ guò tiān qīng sky clears after rain / new hopes after a disastrous period (idiom) / every cloud has a silver lining (idiom) / see also 雨過天晴|雨过天晴[yu3 guo4 tian1 qing2]
 zhāo guò xī gǎi to correct in the evening a fault of the morning (idiom) / to quickly amend one's ways
  frequency filtering
  guilty (adj)
  halmyrolitic process
  vortex separation process / vortex proces
  political transition
  cloud process
  single-step transition
  contributory negligence
  placental passage
  treaty-making process
  decision-making process
  detection pass / pass
 biǎo yǎn guò huǒ to overact / to overdo one's part
 cā shēn ér guò to brush past
 chāo guò xiàn dù to exceed / to go beyond / to overstep the limit
 chǐ cun guò dà oversize (baggage, cargo etc)
 chuán sān guò sì to spread rumors / to gossip
 cōng ming guò tóu too clever by half / excessive ingenuity
 diān dǎo guò lái to invert
 dī kōng fēi guò to just scrape through with a narrow pass (in an exam)
 fàng mǎ guò lái bring it on! / give me all you got!
 fáng wèi guò dàng excessive self-defense (self-defense with excessive force)
 fú yào guò liàng overdose of drugs
 gōng zuò guò dù overwork
 huā fěn guò mǐn hay fever
 hū xiào ér guò to whistle past / to hurtle past / to zip by
 jí chí ér guò to sweep past / to hurtle past / to swoosh past
 jié hé guò chéng cohesive process(es)
 kāi fā guò chéng development process
 kàn bu guò qu cannot stand by idly and watch / unable to put up with it any longer
 kàn de guò r erhua variant of 看得過|看得过[kan4 de5 guo4]
 kǎn fá guò duó overcutting
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