Today’s word of the day is 超 (chāo) which means ‘super’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 超 (chāo).
The first word is 超市 (chāo shì) which means supermarket. Let’s look at each character of this word, 超 means super, and 市 means market. A way of using it in a sentence is 我需要去超市买些食物和日用品。(Wǒ xūyào qù chāo shì mǎi xiē shíwù hé rìyòngpǐn.) I need to go to the supermarket to buy some food and daily necessities.
超过 (chāo guò) To exceed
Another word we can create with 超 (chāo) is 超过 (chāo guò). This means ‘to exceed’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 超 means super and 过 means pass. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个项目的成本超过了我们的预算。(Zhège xiàngmù de chéngběn chāo guò le wǒmen de yùsuàn.) The cost of this project exceeds our budget.
超车 (chāo chē) To overtake (while driving)
Finally, we can create the word 超车 (chāo chē) which means ‘to overtake’ while driving. The 车 here means car. A way of using it in a sentence is 在高速公路上，禁止危险超车。(Zài gāosù gōnglù shàng, jìnzhǐ wēixiǎn chāo chē.) Overtaking in a dangerous manner is prohibited on the highway.