Meaning of 闯

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(Trad.: 闖)
Pinyin: chuǎng
English Definition: to rush; to charge; to dash; to break through; to temper oneself (through battling hardships)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A horse charging through a gate
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ ] horse; surname
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Example Words
闯荡 chuǎng dàng to leave home to work; to get away from home; to wander the world; well-traveled; adventurous
走南闯北 zǒu nán chuǎng běi to travel extensively
闯红灯 chuǎng hóng dēng to run a red light; failing to stop at a red traffic light; (slang) to have sex with a girl while she is menstruating
闯关 chuǎng guān to crash through a barrier
闯祸 chuǎng huò to cause an accident; to make trouble; to get into trouble
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Example Sentences
She's not suited for the outside world.
This driver ran a red light and broke the law.
The burglar broke into the house while the family was on vacation.
A thief broke into my house and stole some jewelry.
The security cameras recorded the thief breaking into the store.