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反问
Simplified 反问
Traditional 反問
Related words 反问句 
Pin Yin
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English
  • to ask (a question) in reply
  • to answer a question with a question
  • rhetorical question
  • [Law] counterquestion; cross examination
Examples:
1. “事情已经无法挽回时我后悔又有什么用呢?”克朗肖反问
"How can I regret when what I did was inevitable?" asked Cronshaw in return.
2. “如果我比普通牧工高一等,那你为什么要邀请我?”她反问道。
"If I'm a cut above stockman, why did you ask me?" she parried.
3. “那么我怎么离得开这里呢,媚兰?”思嘉莉特反问她说。
"Now, how can I leave here, Melly?" Scarlett asked crossly.
4. “啊,为什么--为什么?”有一天她率直地反问
"Oh, why-why?" she retorted, one day, curtly.
5. “为什么你们要侵略中国?”我反问到。
"Why did you invade China?" I retorted.
6. 反问
A rhetorical questio
7. 冯云卿猛的坐起来,惊惶地反问
Feng Yun-ching asked nervously, sitting up with a start.
8. 他喜欢用反问的形式提出观点。
He liked to make his points with rhetorical questions.
9. 男爵夫人半开玩笑半认真地反问
Said the baroness, half jesting, half in earnest.
10. 他们把这事告诉了杰维斯兄弟,杰维斯又反问他们。
They told Brother Gervase who cross-examined them.