Today’s word of the day is 承 (chéng) which means ‘to bear’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases and sentences with 承 (chéng).
承认 (chéng rèn) To admit
The first word is 承认 (chéng rèn) which means ‘to admit’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我承认你是对的。(Wǒ chéngrèn nǐ shì duì de.) I admit you are right.
承担 (chéng dān) To take responsibility
Another word we can create with 承 (chéng) is 承担 (chéng dān). This means ‘to take responsibility’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 承 means bear and 担means burden. A way of using it in a sentence is 一旦出了问题，谁来承担后果？(Yīdàn chūle wèntí, shéi lái chéngdān hòuguǒ?) Once a problem occurs, who will take responsibility for the consequences?
承诺 (chéng nuò) To promise
Finally, we can create the word 承诺 (chéng nuò) which means ‘promise’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他没有遵守承诺。(Tā méiyǒu zūnshǒu chéngnuò.) He didn’t keep his promise.