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zhǔ
dòng
1
to take the initiative
2
to do sth of one's own accord
3
spontaneous
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active
5
opposite: passive 被動|被动[bei4 dong4]
6
drive (of gears and shafts etc)
他从来不会主动跟我联系。
He never takes the initiative to contact me.
她工作的时候经常主动地问问题。
When she works, she often takes the initiative to ask questions.
每次都是我主动跟他说话。
Every time it's me who takes the initiative to speak with him.
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