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照顾 zhào gu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

照顾 (zhào gu) English Meaning

  • to take care of
  • to show consideration
  • to attend to
  • to look after

Traditional Characters: 照顧

照 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

顾 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 他照顾孩子。
    Tā zhàogù háizi.
    He looked after the baby.
  • 她照顾孩子。
    Tā zhàogù háizi.
    She took care of the child.
  • 谁照顾孩子?
    Shéi zhàogù háizi?
    Who looks after the children?
  • 她照顾孩子们。
    Tā zhàogù háizimen.
    She looked after the children.
  • 她照顾我的孩子。
    Tā zhàogù wǒ de háizi.
    She takes care of my children.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

照 (zhào): according to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; to look at (one's reflection); to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before

  • 昭(zhāo): bright; clear; manifest; to show clearly
  • 灬(biāo): fire, legs

顾 (gù): to look after; to take into consideration; to attend to

  • 厄 (è): distressed
  • 页 (yè): head / leaf

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 照

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 按照(àn zhào): according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of
  • 照(zhào): according to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; to look at (one’s reflection); to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 顾

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  •  (bú gù): in spite of; regardless of
  • 不屑一 (bú xiè yī gù): to disdain as beneath contempt
  • 顾虑 (gù lǜ): misgivings; apprehensions
  • 顾问 (gù wèn): adviser; consultant
  • 顾之忧 (hòu gù zhī yōu): fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of action); worries about the future consequences; often in negative expressions, meaning ‘no worries about anything’
  •  (huí gù): to look back; to review
  • 统筹兼顾 (tǒng chóu jiān gù): an overall plan taking into account all factors

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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