variant of 勾[gou1]
sentence / clause / phrase / classifier for phrases or lines of verse

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a grammar nazi.

Zeus, the elephant and the grammar nazi are playing monkey in the bathroom's space station. The elephant uses its long trunk to hold the mandarin just above the grammar nazis head where he can't reach it, while Zeus laughs out loud.

句 character breakdown

archaic variant of 包[bao1]

= 丿 + : 勹 looks like an elephant: 丿 looks like the edge of the ear and ㇆ looks like the head and trunk.

Beelzebub (b) rides an elephant in front of the aorta (ao1), turning the soil with a plow (㇆). Lots of bananas (丿) are revealed in the turned earth.
mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls

Mnemonic symbol: 口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is enjoying a mandarin in the outhouse's living room (ou3).

Characters with 句 as component

variant of 出[chu1] (classifier for plays or chapters of classical novels)
dog / CL:隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]

= + : This dog I will represent by a Great Dane (German: "Dogge", very similar to "dog").

Guy Fawkes (g) and the Grammar Nazi (句) are being walked by their dogs, a Dachshund (犭) and a Great Dane (狗), in the outhouse (ou3). Guy Fawkes and the Grammar Nazi are very interested in each other and spend a lot of time sniffing each other's butts.
enough (sufficient) / enough (too much) / (coll.) (before adj.) really / (coll.) to reach by stretching out

= + : Guy Fawkes (g), the grammar nazi (句) and Manny Kant (多) want to play sheepshead in the outhouse's bathroom, but they're not enough (够) people. They are only enough (够) for skat.

This mnemonic may be a little lame, but it has to be enough (够). I have been thinking about the above sentence (句) many (多) times.
if / supposing / careless / negligent / temporarily

= + : Inside the outhouse, the grammar Nazi is temporarily careless and steps on Guy Fawkes latest piece of art, a sheet of artificial lawn. Guy Fawkes is so upset about the grammar Nazi's carelessness that Guy Fawkes throws her out.
surname Gou
to capture / to restrain / to constrain / to adhere rigidly to / inflexible

= + : The grammar nazi (句) wants to visit the space station, but in front of the space station (Ø1) Zeus holds him back (拘) with a toy claw (扌).
to hook / to sew / to crochet / hook / check mark or tick / window catch

= + : Guy Fawkes (g) wants to break into the outhouse. In front of the outhouse (ou1) he draws (勾) a window catch (钩) onto the glass with a golden harpoon (钅) so he can open the window.
used in 鼩鼱[qu2 jing1]
variant of 煦[xu4] / balmy / nicely warm / cozy
surname Qu

Words with 句

in a word / in short
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
subject-predicate sentence / subject-predicate clause
poetic form consisting of four lines of five syllables, with rhymes on first, second and fourth line
example sentence
inversion (rhetoric device of inverting the word order for heightened effect) / anastrophe
(linguistics) inverted sentence
a line of verse / a sentence

Sentences with 句

句 currently does not appear in any sentence.