Today’s word of the day is: 证 (zhèng) means ‘to prove’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 证 (zhèng).
保证 (bǎo zhèng) To guarantee
The first word is 保证 (bǎo zhèng) which means ‘to guarantee’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我保证不会再有下次了。(Wǒ bǎozhèng bú huì zài yǒu xià cìle.) I guarantee there won’t be the next time.
证据 (zhèng jù) Evidence
Another word we can create with 证 (zhèng) is 证据 (zhèng jù). This means ‘evidence’. A way of using it in a sentence is 你有证据吗？ (Nǐ yǒu zhèngjù ma?) Do you have evidence?
证人 (zhèng rén) Witness
Finally, we can create the word 证人 (zhèng rén) which is a noun that means witness. A way of using it in a sentence is 证人作证前要先宣誓。(Zhèngrén zuòzhèng qián yào xiān xuānshì.) Witnesses have to take an oath before giving evidence.