The Chinese word 通过 means “to pass through” or “to go through”. It is commonly used to indicate that someone has passed a test or an exam, or has been approved for something. For example, if someone passes a driving test, they can say “我通过了驾照考试”, which means “I passed the driver’s license exam”. It can also be used in a more general sense to mean “to get through” or “to make it through”. For example, “我通过了这个困难的时期”, which means “I got through this difficult period”.
Verb: to pass through, to get through
Relative Clause: via, by
|我们可以通过邮件联系||wǒmen kěyǐ tōngguò yóujiàn liánxì||We can contact each other through email|
|他通过努力考上了大学||tā tōngguò nǔlì kǎo shàngle dàxué||He got into college through hard work|
|通过这个程序，你可以轻松完成任务||tōngguò zhège chéngxù, nǐ kěyǐ qīngsōng wánchéng rènwù||You can easily complete the task through this program|
|我们需要通过谈判解决这个问题||wǒmen xūyào tōngguò tánpàn jiějué zhège wèntí||We need to solve this problem through negotiation|
|他通过实践学习了很多知识||tā tōngguò shíjiàn xuéxíle hěnduō zhīshì||He learned a lot of knowledge through practice|
|通过这个项目，我们可以帮助更多的人||tōngguò zhège xiàngmù, wǒmen kěyǐ bāngzhù gèng duō de rén||Through this project, we can help more people|
|他通过自己的努力成为了一名优秀的运动员||tā tōngguò zìjǐ de nǔlì chéngwéile yīmíng yōuxiù de yùndòngyuán||He became an excellent athlete through his own efforts|
通过 is part of HSK Level 4 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.