台阶

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

台阶 (classifier )

  1. flight of steps
    女孩台阶大哭大喊:“爸爸哪儿?”
    nǚhái zuòzài táijiē shàng dàkū dàhǎn: wǒ bàba zài nǎr
    The girl sat on the steps, crying, and shouted, "Where is my dad?"
  2. a way out of an awkward situation
    台阶免得恼羞成怒死不认账
    gěi tā gè táijiē xià, miǎnde tā nǎoxiūchéngnù sǐbù rènzhàng
    Give her a way out of the awkward situation so as to avoid her being shamed into anger.
  3. level
    希望中文辅导服务水平提高台阶
    wǒ xīwàng nǐ de Zhōngwén fǔdǎo fúwù yīdìng néng bǎ wǒ de shuǐpíng tígāo dào yīgè xīn de táijiē
    I hope your Chinese tutoring service will take my proficiency to the next level.

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