4.14.2 Meanings

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Practical Audio-Visual Chinese, Book 4, 2nd edition, Chapter 14, Part 2 vocab and meanings

在乎

V: to mind, to care about, take to heart

連...帶...

PT: (indicating two nearly simultaneous actions) and, while, as well as, both A and B

一口氣

A: in one breath, in one go; Nu-M-N: a breath of air

好客

SV: to enjoy entertaining guests, to be hospitable

好吃

SV: to be fond of eating

好學

SV: to be fond of studying, to be diligent in the pursuit of knowledge

好玩

SV: to be fond of playing

好賭

SV: to be fond of gambling

肚子

N: stomach, belly, abdomen

拉肚子

VO: to suffer from diarrhea, to have loose bowels

浪費

V: to waste, squander; SV: to be wasteful

V: to spend, consume

費油

SV/VO: to be gasoline-consuming

費電

SV/VO: to be electricity-consuming

費水

SV/VO: to be water-consuming

費力

SV/VO: to be energy-consuming

果汁

N: fruit juice

乾杯

VO: to offer a toast with all the wine in one's glass, "drink the glass dry", "Bottoms up!"

根本

A: (often used in the negative) simply, at all

不見得

IE/A: not necessarily so

簡直

A: simply, at all (*)

可笑

SV: funny, laughable; ridiculous, ludicrous

搖頭

VO: to shake one's head (in disapproval)

點頭

VO: to nod one's head (as a sign of approval, greeting, etc)

上當

VO: to be taken in, fooled, to fall for a practical joke/trick

故意

A: on purpose, intentionally

打噴嚏

VO: to sneeze

終於

A: at last, in the end, finally

取笑

V: to make fun of, to ridicule

一時

A: temporarily, for a short while, for a period of time

大人不記小人過

IE: a person of great moral stature does not remember the offenses committed by one of low moral stature

看在...的份上

PT: consider from the standpoint of

懶得

A: to not have energy to, to be against putting forth effort to

SV: to be lazy, indolent

偷懶

VO: to loaf, to be lazy

打哈欠

VO: to yawn

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