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HSK
7-9

hold tight

Composition


Components

Sounds

Pinyin

jiu1 jiū

Meaning


Primary

hold tight

Alternatives

hold tightly, holds tight, holds tightly, holding tight, holding tightly

Mnemonic


[ji-] Jimmy Neutron is in [1] front of the [-(o)u] bakery where a large 火 fire has broken out due to a bunch of stale croissants lighting on fire. He 揪 holds tight to his robotic dog, and a 扌 finger he is trying to save 揪 holds tight to Jimmy. Jimmy also 揪 holds tight a priceless 禾 grain stalk he is trying to save, which the robotic dog tries to find a way out of the fire that is all over the bakery lawn.