剩 shèng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

剩 (shèng) English Meaning

  • to remain
  • to be left
  • to have as remainder

Traditional Character:  

剩 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 还剩多少时间?
    Hái shèng duōshǎo shíjiān?
    How much time is left?
  • 没有咖啡剩下来。
    Méiyǒu kāfēi shèng xiàlái.
    There’s no coffee left.
  • 我们还剩很多食物。
    Wǒmen hái shèng hěnduō shíwù.
    We have still a lot of food left.
  • 我若还清所有欠债就分文不剩了。
    Wǒ ruò huán qīng suǒyǒu qiàn zhài jiù fēn wén bù shèngle.
    If I pay all my debts, I’ll have no money left.
  • 咱们索性把蛋糕吃完吧,也没剩多少了。
    Zánmen suǒxìng bǎ dàngāo chī wán ba, yě méi shèng duōshǎole.
    We might as well finish the cake; there isn’t much left.
  • 大火扑灭之后,工厂只剩下个空架子了。
    Dàhuǒ pūmiè zhīhòu, gōngchǎng zhǐ shèng xià gè kōngjiàzile.
    Only the shell of the factory was left after the fire had been put out.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 sheng 4

剩 (shèng): to remain; to be left; to have as remainder

  • 乘 (chéng): to ride; to mount; to make use of; to avail oneself of; to take advantage of; to multiply (mathematics); Buddhist sect or creed
  • 刂 (dāo): knife
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