An Zhao 按照- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► àn zhào
    Tone numbers: an4 zhao4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 按照
    Simplified: 按照

    First Character: 按 (àn) – to press (with the hand); to push; to control; to restrain; to check; pressing down (brush movement in painting); according to; in the light of
    Second Character: 照 (zhào) – according to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; photograph

Examples of Àn Zhào

► Zhèxiàng rènwu háishì ànzhào yuánlái de jìhuà jìnxíng.
這項任務還是按照原來的計劃進行。
这项任务还是按照原来的计划进行。
This job is still proceeding as planned.

► Ànzhào tā de shuōfa shìqing búshì xiǎngxiàng zhōng de fù zá.
按照他的說法事情不是想像中的複雜。
按照他的说法事情不是想像中的复杂。
According to his statement, things are not as complicated as you think.

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