- 之 [zhī]
stare at it or him; 怒目而视之
replace someone; take it over; 取而代之- （虚用，无所指）:
with the lapse of time; as time passes; 久而久之
in short; in a word; in brief; make a long story short; 总而言之- （这; 那） this:
this type of man 之人也
the pure heart of a newborn babe; 赤子之心
your fault; 汝之过也- （用在主谓结构之间，取消它的独立性，使变成偏正结构）:
The world is so big that nothing is to be surprised at. 世界之大，无奇不有。
It is unthinkable that the fight is terribly fierce. 战斗之烈，实难预料。
- (往) go; leave:
leave Beijing for Shanghai; 由(北)京之沪
Don't know where he went. 不知所之。
- （姓氏） a surname:
Zhi Mayu 之马宇
The priest blessed the ship before it left port.
You must chew your food well before you swallow it.
Don't rush headlong into danger; think it through carefully before you make any decisions.
It is one of their proudest boasts that they have halved the death rate from typhoid.
It is said that Frenchmen are among the most romantic people in the world.
One of the main disadvantages of this system is that it uses very large amounts of fuel.
After the alien spacecraft had hovered over the park for a short time, it vanished.
It was one of the most important discoveries ever made.