Today’s word of the day is 带 (dài) which is a noun that means to bring. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 带 (dài).
带来 (dài lái) To bring about
The first word is 带来 (dài lái) which means ‘to bring about’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 带 means ‘to bring’ and 来 (lái) means ‘to come’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 疫情给你带来的最大改变是什么？ (Yìqíng gěi nǐ dài lái de zuìdà gǎibiàn shì shénme?) What is the biggest change that the pandemic has brought you?
带领 (dài lǐng) To lead
Another word we can create with 带 (dài) is 带领 (dài lǐng). This is a noun that means ‘to lead’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他带领公司超过十年。(Tā dàilǐng gōngsī chāoguò shí nián.) He has led the company for over 10 years.
带走 (dài zǒu) To takeout
Finally, we can create the word 带走 (dài zǒu) which means ‘to takeout’. When you are at a place that sells food in China, you can say 我要带走。(Wǒ yào dài zǒu.) I want takeout if you want to take the food away with you rather than sit there and eat it.