Meaning of 扯

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(Trad.: 撦)
Pinyin: chě
English Definition: to pull; to tear; (of cloth, thread etc) to buy; to chat; to gossip; (coll.) (Tw) ridiculous; hokey; variant of ; to pull; to tear
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
牵扯 qiān chě to involve; to implicate; to be interrelated
扯皮 chě to wrangle; wrangling
胡扯 chě to chatter; nonsense; blather
撕扯 chě to tear apart
瞎扯 xiā chě to talk irresponsibly; to talk nonsense
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Example Sentences
These two questions should not be lumped together.
But I really see the teacher teach everyone except wash their hands are and what "SARS" off.
Helen: Look, the way around this is for us to help one another. Not go behind each other's back, like you did with this letter.
The chairman's talk pulled out until no one was listening.
However, some scholars go far too far insuggesting that there never was a debate in the assembly.