Questions tagged [meaning-in-context]
Questions about understanding words or phrases within a given context.
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What did Liu Cixin mean by: In this book, a man named “humanity” confronts a disaster?
In a postscript to the American edition of The Three-Body Problem / 三体, the author says: In science fiction, humanity is often described as a collective. In this book, a man named “humanity” ...
What is the meaning of 结束退场时 in 却常常忽视结束退场时的准备?
比如说为了一场戏剧演出，我们会投入很多时间，准备服装、化妆、道具、舞台美术，以创造良好的效果，争取给观众留下一个好的印象，却常常忽视结束退场时的准备。 This is from the Standard Course Book of HSK5 section 17. What is the meaning of 结束退场时? end leaving the theater time? Why do ...
How to read this and meaning
Just want to know how to read and meaning of this.
Does "要超高15天" mean "15 days at most" or "more than 15 days"?
I asked my supplier how long to produce something in green color. 做绿色的要多长时间？ They replied 要超高15天 Does "要超高15天" mean "15 days at most" or "more than 15 days"?
If 为, meaning 'for...', takes the reading [wèi] why, in the following examples, is [wéi] being used?
I had learned that 为 'for the purpose/sake of' took the reading 'wèi'. However, I have seen several instances of 'wéi' being used to mean the same thing. Are these readings interchangeable or is 'wéi' ...