Today’s word of the day is 涨 (zhǎng) which means ‘to rise'. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 涨 (zhǎng).
高涨 (gāo zhǎng) To surge
The first word is 高涨 (gāo zhǎng) which means ‘to surge’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 高 means ‘high’ and 涨 means ‘rise’. A way of using it in a sentence is 站在台上，她感到内心的乐观情绪越来越高涨。(Zhàn zài tái shàng, tā gǎndào nèixīn de lèguān qíngxù yuè lái yuè gāozhǎng.) Standing on the stage, she felt her inner optimism surge more and more.
涨价 (zhǎng jià) To increase in price
Another word we can create with 涨 (zhǎng) is 涨价 (zhǎng jià). This means ‘to increase in price’ Let’s again look at each character of this word, 涨 means ‘to rise’ and 价means ‘price’. A way of using it in a sentence is 为什么春节期间总是涨价呢？(Wèishéme chūnjié qījiān zǒng shì zhǎng jià ne?) Why do prices always go up during the Lunar New Year?
飞涨 (fēi zhǎng) Rocketing
Finally, we can create the word 飞涨 (fēi zhǎng) which means ‘rocketing’. The 飞 here means ‘to fly'. A way of using it in a sentence is 房价在飞涨。(Fángjià zài fēizhǎng.) House prices are rocketing.