Today’s word of the day is 打 (dǎ) which is a verb that means to hit. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 打 (dǎ).
打扮 (dǎ bàn) To dress up
The first word is 打扮 (dǎ bàn) which means ‘to dress up’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 打 means to hit and 扮 (bàn) means to disguise. A way of using it in a sentence is 她很会打扮。 (Tā hěn huì dǎbàn.) She can really dress up.
打赌 (dǎ dǔ) To make a bet
Another word we can create with 打 (dǎ) is 打赌 (dǎ dǔ). This is a verb that means to make a bet. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 打 means to hit and 赌 means to gamble. A way of using it in a sentence is 你敢跟我 打赌吗? (Nǐ gǎn gēn wǒ dǎdǔ ma?) Do you dare to make a bet with me?
打球 (dǎ qiú) To play ball
Finally, we can create the word 打球 (dǎ qiú) which means to play ball. You can use this to refer to any game that involves a ball. The 球here means ball. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们一起去打球吧。(Wǒmen yīqǐ qù dǎqiú ba.) Let's go play ball together.