yīng

Translation

  • to agree (to do sth)
  • should
  • ought to
  • must
  • (legal) shall

Synonyms

Examples

  • 如果我们该少听多说话, 那么我们该得到两个嘴巴一只耳朵才是。
    If we were supposed to talk more than listen, we would have been given two mouths and one ear.
  • 我们该去请医生。
    We should call the doctor.
  • 责任该由你来负。
    It is you that are to blame for it.
  • 该光荣地辞职。
    You should do the honorable thing and resign.
  • 她答几时见他?
    When did she promise to meet him?
  • 该准时上班。
    You ought to get to work on time.
  • 该趁年轻多读点书。
    You should read many books when you are young.
  • 该作最坏的准备。
    You should prepare for the worst.
  • 该得到这个奖金。
    You deserve the prize.
  • 该乘5路车。
    You should take the number 5 bus.
Chinese Tones