Meaning of 淘

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Pinyin: táo
English Definition: to wash; to clean out; to cleanse; to eliminate; to dredge
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
淘汰 táo tài to wash out; elimination (by selection); natural selection; to knock out (in a competition); to die out; to phase out
淘气 táo naughty; mischievous
淘金 táo jīn to pan for gold; to try to make a fortune
淘汰赛 táo tài sài a knockout competition
淘米 táo to rinse rice
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Example Sentences
The rice has been washed for three times.
She got it from the flea market.
Men don't process information in the lengthy way that women do, so telling him a story in the drawn-out way you would to one of your girlfriends isn't going to work.
Find a thrift or surplus store close to where you live and then plan spending some time to find those outstanding bargains.
I also learnedthat he' d spent the past week helping a friend move into a new apartment in myneighborhood, and that they' d furnished the place almost entirely with founditems from the street.