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过去 guò qu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

过去 (guò qu) English Meaning

  • (in the) past
  • former
  • previous
  • to go over
  • to pass by

Traditional Characters: 過去

过 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

去 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 不要担心过去。
    Bùyào dānxīn guòqù.
    Don’t worry about the past.
  • 能让我过去吗?
    Néng ràng wǒ guòqù ma?
    Can I get by you?
  • 人无法逃避过去。
    Rén wúfǎ táobì guòqù.
    A man can’t escape his past.
  • 我宁愿忘记过去。
    Wǒ nìngyuàn wàngjì guòqù.
    I prefer to forget the past.
  • 我们无法改变过去。
    Wǒmen wúfǎ gǎibiàn guòqù.
    We cannot change the past.
  • 劳驾,能让我过去吗?
    Láojià, néng ràng wǒ guòqù ma?
    Excuse me, can I get past please?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

过 (guò): to cross; to go over; to pass (time); (experienced action marker); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; excessively; too-

  • (chuò): brisk walking
  • (cùn): thumb

去 (qù): to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (somebody); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event, etc.) just passed or elapsed

  • (tǔ): earth
  • (sī): secret

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 过

HSK 2 Word List

  • 过(guo):  (used after a verb) to indicate the completion of an action

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 去

HSK 1 Word List

  • 去(qù): to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (somebody); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do something; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event, etc.) just passed or elapsed

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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