Meaning of 操

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  • Pinyin: cāo
    English Definition: to grasp; to hold; to operate; to manage; to control; to steer; to exercise; to drill (practice); to play; to speak (a language)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    操作 cāo zuò to work; to operate; to manipulate
    体操 cāo gymnastic; gymnastics
    情操 qíng cāo sentiments; feelings; disposition of mind; moral character
    操纵 cāo zòng to operate; to control; to rig; to manipulate
    操心 cāo xīn to worry about
    More: 操* | *操 | *操*
  • Pinyin: cào
    English Definition: variant of
    Example Words:
    操你妈 cào see 肏你妈
    操屄 cào variant of 肏屄
    操蛋 cào dàn lousy; rotten
    操逼 cào variant of 肏屄
    More: 操* | *操 | *操*
Example Sentences
This is fun and it is also very good exercise for them. They have other routines but this one is their favourite.
"Fuck, " Graham said. "If an elevator's going to talk, it should be English.
This is one of my favourite exercises as you can do it almost anywhere, I say almost as I couldn' t imagine doing it on the underground without getting strange looks from those around me.
They want to learn the language because they are interested in the language and the people who speak it.
It may not sound much of an exercise but it can make a big difference in your working day if you stop for a few minutes and do this exercise.