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陶冶
Simplified 陶冶
Traditional 陶冶
Pin Yin
tao2 ye3
English
  • lit. to fire pots and smelt metal; fig. to educate
Examples:
1. 新的一代美国人,这一代人是在本世纪出生的,经受过战争的锻炼,在艰难而痛苦的和平时期受到了陶冶
A new generation of Americans-born in this century is tempered by war and disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
2. 成年人的玩﹐很多时候谈不上陶冶情操﹐就是自得其乐吧。
Adult's playing, some times is not for spiritual improvement, it's just for fun.
3. 陶冶情操
Cultivate one's taste(temperament)
4. 青山绿水是您陶冶情操的好地方。
Green hills and clear waters are the Best place for you to mould your temperament.
5. 你我的心肠,如果肯下功夫陶冶,也完全可以达到他那种程度的。
His heart was exactly where yours and mine could be brought, with proper effort and cultivation.
6. 她觉得汤森德先生的未婚妻通过海外观光来陶冶心情的做法是十分妥当的。
It seemed to her very proper that Mr. Townsend's destined bride should wish to embellish her mind by a foreign tour.
7. 陶冶情操
Mould the temperament
8. 有些人认为服兵役能陶冶情操.
Some people think military service is character-building.
9. 用于陶冶情操、增进身心健康的文化艺术、健身保
The residents' spending on cultural and artistic activities, body- building and health care has grown steadily, while that on children's non-compulsory education and self-reeducation has increased considerably.
10. 他们试图用音乐陶冶这孩子。
They tried to edify the child with music.