Chinese Traditional: 靠著
Chinese Simplified: 靠着
Pinyin: kao4 zhe5
Zhuyin: ㄎㄠˋ ㄓㄜ˙
English Meaning: 1. to depend on 2. with, by

Example Sentences:

他靠著利基市場成為百萬富翁。
他靠着利基市场成为百万富翁。
ta1 kao4 zhe5 li4 ji1 shi4 chang3 cheng2 wei2 bai3 wan4 fu4 weng1.
He became a millionaire after spotting a niche in the market.
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一名退休的卡車司機靠著開Uber計程車餬口。
一名退休的卡车司机靠着开Uber计程车糊口。
yi1 ming2 tui4 xiu1 de5 ka3 che1 si1 ji1 kao4 zhe5 kai1Uberji4 cheng2 che1 hu2 kou3.
A retired lorry driver drives an Uber to make ends meet.
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Related Words:

 

kào

1. to lean against 2. to depend on 3. near, by 4. support 5. to trust 6. (swear word)

Here: to depend on

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zhe

1. (particle after a verb to indicate action in progress, similar to the -ing ending) 2. (particle that indicates a mental or physical state) 3. (an adverbial particle)

Here: (particle after a verb to indicate something in progress, similar to the -ing ending)

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