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Traditional Chinese
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
shàng si
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
seung6 si1
Short definition boss
Usage frequency Common
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All available English definitions bossCdict iconAdso icon / superiorCdict icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: boss
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: samecdic
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: boss; superior; BOSS; higher-up
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: boss; superior'
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Sentence examples
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如果(rú guǒ) if
上司(shàng si) boss
的话(dehuà) words
学会(xué huì) to learn
尊敬(zūn jìng) to respect
(tā) another
(tā) she
) 。
Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any.

(dàng) when
他的( tā de)
上司(shàng si) boss
察觉(chá jué) to sense
他的( tā de)
谎言(huǎng yán) lie
麻烦(máfán) annoying

The lie got him in trouble when his boss found out the truth.

他把( tā bǎ)
东西(dōng xi) stuff
交给(jiāo gěi) to deliver
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
上司(shàng si) boss

He gives the thing to his boss.

上司(shàng si) boss
不在(bù zài) to be deceased
部下(bù xià) subordinate
(jiù) only

When the cat is away, the mice will play.

汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
(dedì) of
上司(shàng si) boss
真的(zhēn de) really
非常(fēi cháng) very
生气(shēng qì) mad

Tom's boss was really angry.

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