Today’s word of the day is 票 (piào) which means ticket. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 票 (piào).
发票 (fā piào) Receipt
The first word is 发票 (fā piào) which is a noun that means receipt. Let’s look at each character of this word, 发 means to issue and 票 means ticket. A way of using it in a sentence is 我需要一张发票来报销这笔费用。(Wǒ xūyào yì zhāng fā piào lái bàoxiǎo zhè bǐ fèiyòng.) I need a receipt to reimburse this expense.
门票 (mén piào) Admission ticket
Another word we can create with 票 (piào) is 门票 (mén piào). This is a noun that means admission ticket. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 门 means door and 票 means ticket. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们需要提前购买门票，否则到时候可能会没有位置。(Wǒmen xūyào tíqián gòumǎi ménpiào, fǒuzé dào shíhòu kěnéng huì méiyǒu wèizhì.) We need to buy tickets in advance, otherwise, there may be no seats.
选票 (xuǎn piào) Ballot
Finally, we can create the word 选票 (xuǎn piào) which is a noun that means ballot. The 选 here means to choose. A way of using it in a sentence is 这张选票应该在投票箱里，而不是在桌子上。 (Zhè zhāng xuǎn piào yīnggāi zài tóu piào xiāng lǐ, ér bùshì zài zhuōzi shàng.) This ballot should be in the ballot box, not on the table.