Chinese Traditional: 看起來
Chinese Simplified: 看起来
Pinyin: kan4 qi3 lai2
Zhuyin: ㄎㄢˋ ㄑㄧˇ ㄌㄞˊ
English Meaning: to appear to be, to look like
German Meaning: ähneln
Spanish Meaning: parecerse, asemejarse
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你現在看起來很想睡覺。
你现在看起来很想睡觉。
ni3 xian4 zai4 kan4 qi3 lai2 hen3 xiang3 shui4 jiao4.
You look very sleepy now. ("You look like you want to sleep now")
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許多名流們用肉毒桿菌讓自己看起來更美。
许多名流们用肉毒杆菌让自己看起来更美。
xu3 duo1 ming2 liu2 men5 yong4 rou4 du2 gan3 jun4 rang4 zi4 ji3 kan4 qi3 lai2 geng4 mei3.
A lot of celebrities use Botox to help them look prettier.
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他看起來不像個壞人。
他看起来不像个坏人。
ta1 kan4 qi3 lai2 bu2 xiang4 ge5 huai4 ren2.
He doesn't look like a bad guy.
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看起來快下雨了。
看起来快下雨了。
kan4 qi3 lai2 kuai4 xia4 yu3 le5.
It looks like it is going to rain.
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亞洲女性通常看起來比實際年齡年輕很多。
亚洲女性通常看起来比实际年龄年轻很多。
ya4 zhou1 nü3 xing4 tong1 chang2 kan4 qi3 lai2 bi3 shi2 ji4 nian2 ling2 nian2 qing1 hen3 duo1.
Asian women often look much younger than they are.
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你穿這套西裝看起來像個會計!
你穿这套西装看起来像个会计!
ni3 chuan1 zhe4 tao4 xi1 zhuang1 kan4 qi3 lai2 xiang4 ge5 kuai4 ji4!
With this suit you look like an accountant!
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他看起來很緊張。
他看起来很紧张。
ta1 kan4 qi3 lai2 hen3 jin3 zhang1.
He looks nervous.
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kàn

1. to look, to see 2. to watch 3. to read 4. to regard as

Here: to look, to see, to watch

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起來   起来

qǐ lái

1. (beginning or continuing action) 2. to stand up, to get up 3. (to feel, look, smell, sound or taste) like

Here: (to feel, look, smell, sound or taste) like

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