Today’s word of the day is 实 (shí) which is a noun that means real. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 实 (shí).
实现 (shí xiàn) To achieve
The first word is 实现 (shí xiàn) which means ‘to achieve’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 实means real and 现 means now. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我的梦想终于实现了。(Wǒ de mèngxiǎng zhōngyú shíxiànle.) I have finally achieved my dreams.
现实 (xiàn shí) Reality
We can switch the characters around and create the word 现实 (xiàn shí). This is a noun that means reality. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们必须面对现实。(Wǒmen bìxū miàn duì xiànshí.) We must face reality.
事实 (shì shí) Fact
Finally, we can create the word 事实 (shì shí) which means ‘fact’. A way of using it in a sentence is 这是无可否认的事实。(Zhè shì wú kě fǒurèn de shìshí.) There is no denying the fact.