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What is the best way to learn the uses of each character in Chinese?

What is the best way to learn the uses of each character in Chinese?
Every character in Chinese has a lot of uses,
for example :

是 ( the uses of this character ) :

不是 : (v) not be | (n) blame or fault

但是 : but | however

凡是 : every | all

光是 : solely | just

还是 : or | still | nevertheless

或是 : (conj) either X or Y

就是 : (emphasizes that something is precisely or exactly what is stated) | precisely | exactly | even | if | just like | in the same way as

可是 : but | however

老是 : always

乃是 : to be

若是 : if

是的 : yes

是非 : right and wrong | quarrel

是否 : whether (or not) | if | is or isn't

算是 : considered to be | at last

要是 : if

于是 : thereupon | as a result | consequently | thus | hence

真是 : (idiom) "it is truly..."

只是 : merely | simply | only | but

总是 : always

It's soooo difficult to learn all of uses for each character, Isn't it ?

from your opinion, what is the best way to learn the uses of the characters ?

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: Chinese (Mandarin)
Category: Language

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    learning separate symbols is a waste of time

    in Chinese,some character is the same or similar:是and是的,老是and总是。but if you don't know any character.You will not understand the meaning of others。so learn more use more and note more always good for you。and by the way,your Chinese is very good

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