Today’s word of the day is 布 (bù) which means ‘cloth’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 布 (bù).
公布 (gōng bù) To make public
The first word is 公布 (gōng bù) which means to make public. Let’s look at each character of this word, 公 means public, and 布 means cloth. A way of using it in a sentence is: 他的个人隐私被别人在网上公布了。(Tā de gèrén yǐnsī bèi biérén zài wǎngshàng gōngbùle.) His personal matters were made public on the internet by someone.
宣布 (xuān bù) To announce
Another word we can create with 布 (bù) is 宣布 (xuān bù). This means ‘to announce’. A way of using it in a sentence is 主持人宣布会议开始。(Zhǔchí rén xuānbù huìyì kāishǐ.) The host announced the start of the meeting.
发布 (fā bù) Release
Finally, we can create the word 发布 (fā bù) which means ‘release’, as in a press or a product release. The 发here means to send. A way of using it in a sentence is 我去了苹果的新品发布会。(Wǒ qùle píngguǒ de xīnpǐn fābù huì.) I went to Apple’s new product release event.