Today’s word of the day is 保 (bǎo) which means ‘to guard’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 保 (bǎo).
保护 (bǎohù) To protect
The first word is 保护 (bǎohù) which means ‘to protect’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们应该保护环境，节约资源。(Wǒmen yīnggāi bǎohù huánjìng, jiéyuē zīyuán.) We should protect the environment and conserve resources.
保证 (bǎozhèng) To guarantee / To ensure
Another word we can create with 保 (bǎo) is 保证 (bǎozhèng). This means ‘to guarantee’ or ‘to ensure’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们会尽力保证项目按时完成。(Wǒmen huì jìnlì bǎozhèng xiàngmù ànshí wánchéng.) We will do our best to ensure the project is completed on time.
保险 (bǎoxiǎn) Insurance
Finally, we can create the word 保险 (bǎoxiǎn) which means insurance. A way of using it in a sentence is 购买汽车保险是很重要的。(Gòumǎi qìchē bǎoxiǎn shì hěn zhòngyào de.) It is important to purchase car insurance.