通过 tōng guò: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

通过 (tōng guò) English Meaning

  • to pass through
  • to get through
  • by means of
  • through
  • via
  • to adopt
  • to pass (a bill)
  • to switch over

Traditional Characters:  通過

通 forms words in:

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

过 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 您不可通过。
    Nín bùkě tōngguò.
    You shall not pass.
  • 鱼通过鳃呼吸。
    Yú tōngguò sāi hūxī.
    A fish breathes through its gills.
  • 他通过测验了吗?
    Tā tōngguò cèyànle ma?
    Did he pass the test?
  • 他们不会通过的!
    Tāmen bù huì tōngguò de!
    They will not pass!
  • 他通过考试了吗?
    Tā tōngguò kǎoshìle ma?
    Did he pass the exam?
  • 他无法通过考试。
    Tā wúfǎ tōngguò kǎoshì.
    He couldn’t pass the examination.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

通 (tōng): to go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.

• 辶 (chuò): brisk walking
• 甬 (yǒng): the Yongjiang river 甬江(Yǒngjiāng) through Ningbo 寧波|宁波(Níng bō); abbr. for Ningbo

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 通

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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

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