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直接 zhí jiē: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

直接 (zhí jiē) English Meaning

  • direct
  • opposite: indirect 間|间接
  • immediate
  • directly
  • straightforward

Traditional Characters:  直接

直 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

接 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 他说话很直接。
    Tā shuōhuà hěn zhíjiē.
    He’s very straightforward.
  • 你应该直接跟汤姆说。
    Nǐ yīnggāi zhíjiē gēn tāngmǔ shuō.
    You should talk directly to Tom.
  • 还是我直接跟他打交道为好
    Háishì wǒ zhíjiē gēn tā dǎjiāodào wèi hǎo.
    I prefer to deal with him directly.
  • 我直接从他那里得到讯息。
    Wǒ zhíjiē cóng tā nàlǐ dédào xùnxí.
    I got the information from him directly.
  • 我承认,我的用词有点直接。
    Wǒ chéngrèn, wǒ de yòng cí yǒudiǎn zhíjiē.
    I admit, my wording is a bit direct.
  • 为免延误,请直接打电话预订。
    Wèi miǎn yánwù, qǐng zhíjiē dǎ diànhuà yùdìng.
    To avoid any delay please phone in your order directly.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

直 (zhí): straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable; frank; straightforward; (indicates continuing motion or action); vertical; vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters

  • 十(shí): ten
  • 目(mù): eye
  • 一(yī): one

接 (jiē): to receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome somebody; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one's turn on duty; to take over for somebody

  • 扌(shou): hand
  • 妾 (qiè): concubine; I, your servant (deprecatory self-reference for women)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 直

HSK 3 Word List

  • 一直(yī zhí): straight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of.. up to..; all along

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 简直(jiǎn zhí): simply; at all; practically
  • 直(zhí): directly; straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable; frank; straightforward; (indicates continuing motion or action); vertical; vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 接

HSK 3 Word List

  • 接(jiē): to receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome somebody; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one’s turn on duty; take over for somebody

HSK 4 Word List

  • 接受(jiē shòu): to accept; to receive
  • 接着(jiē zhe): to catch and hold on; to continue; to go on to do something; to follow; to carry on; then; after that; subsequently; to proceed; to ensue; in turn; in one’s turn
  • 直接(zhí jiē): direct; opposite: indirect 间接; immediate; directly; straightforward

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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