Today’s word of the day is 视 (shì) which means ‘to inspect’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 视 (shì).
重视 (zhòng shì) To value
The first word is 重视 (zhòng shì) which means ‘to value’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 重 means ‘important’, and 视 means ‘to inspect’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我非常重视友情。(Wǒ fēicháng zhòngshì yǒuqíng.) I value friendship a lot.
视线 (shì xiàn) Sight
Another word we can create with 视 (shì) is 视线 (shì xiàn). This means ‘sight’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 视 means ‘sight’, and 线 means 'line’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他一走出视线就突然开始跑。(Tā yī zǒuchū shìxiàn jiù túrán kāishǐ pǎo.) Once he was out of sight, he suddenly started to run.
忽视 (hū shì) To ignore
Finally, we can create the word 忽视 (hū shì) which means ‘to ignore’. The 忽 here means ‘to neglect’. A way of using it in a sentence is 为什么你总是忽视我呢？ (Wèishéme nǐ zǒng shì hūshì wǒ ne?) Why do you always ignore me?