Today’s word of the day is 黑 (hēi) which means black. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 黑 (hēi).
拉黑 (lā hēi) To block somebody online
The first word is 拉黑 (lā hēi) which means ‘to block somebody’ online. Let’s look at each character of this word, 拉 means to pull, and 黑 means black. A way of using it in a sentence is: 他总是抱怨，我就把他拉黑了。(Tā zǒng shì bàoyuàn, wǒ jiù bǎ tā lā hēile.) He was always complaining so I blocked him.
黑白 (hēi bái) Black and white / Right and wrong
Another word we can create with 黑 (hēi) is 黑白 (hēi bái). This means ‘black and white'. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 黑 means black and 白 means white. A way of using it in a sentence is 你这个人简直黑白不分！ (Nǐ zhège rén jiǎnzhí hēibái bu fēn!) You're simply a person that can’t distinguish between right and wrong. 黑白不分 literally means a person who can’t distinguish between black and white.
晒黑 (shài hēi) Tanned
Finally, we can create the word 晒黑 (shài hēi) which means ‘tanned’. A way of using it in a sentence is 昨天我在海滩玩的时候被太阳晒黑了。(Zuótiān wǒ zài hǎitān wán de shíhòu bèi tàiyáng shài hēile.) I got tanned while playing at the beach yesterday.