乘坐 chéng zuò: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

乘坐 (chéng zuò) English Meaning

  • to ride (in a vehicle)

Traditional Character:  乘坐

乘 forms words in:

坐 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 回旋轮在游乐场中乘坐的,一串沿着一椭圆形轨迹运动的快速、突转的小车。
    Huíxuán lún zài yóulè chǎng zhōng chéngzuò de, yī chuàn yánzhe yī tuǒyuán xíng guǐjī yùndòng de kuàisù, tū zhuǎn de xiǎochē
    It’s a ride in an amusement park, consisting of small cars that move in a rapid, whipping motion along an oval track.
  • 我同意带孩子们去游乐场,但无论他们怎样试图说服我,我也拒绝乘坐游乐场惯性车道;不要逼人做他不愿意做的事。
    Wǒ tóngyì dài háizimen qù yóulè chǎng, dàn wúlùn tāmen zěnyàng shìtú shuōfú wǒ, wǒ yě jùjué chéngzuò yóulè chǎng guànxìng chēdào; bùyào bī rén zuò tā bù yuànyì zuò de shì.
    I agreed to take the children to the fair, but I refused to ride on the big dipper no matter how much they tried to persuade me; after all, you can take a horse to water but you cannot make it drink.
  • 摆渡费乘坐渡船而征收的费用。
    Bǎidù fèi chéngzuò dùchuán ér zhēngshōu de fèiyòng.
    The toll charged for a ferry passage.
  • 他从旧金山乘坐轮船去檀香山。
    tā cóng jiùjīnshān chéngzuò lúnchuán qù tánxiāngshān.
    He sailed from San Francisco for Honolulu.
  • 他解释说他乘坐的火车误点了。
    Tā jiěshì shuō tā chéngzuò de huǒchē wùdiǎnle.
    He explained that his train had been delayed.
  • 我出门通常乘坐公共交通工具。
    Wǒ chūmén tōngcháng chéngzuò gōnggòng jiāotōng gōngjù.
    I normally travel by public transport.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 cheng 2

乘 (chéng): to ride; to mount; to make use of; to avail oneself of; to take advantage of; to multiply (mathematics); Buddhist sect or creed

  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  •  (hé): grain
  •  (běi): north; to be defeated (classical)
zuo sit

坐 (zuò): to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane, etc.); to bear fruit; variant of 座(zuò)

  • (rén): man
  • (rén): man
  • (tǔ): earth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 乘

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 乘 (chéng): to ride; to mount; to make use of; to avail oneself of; to take advantage of; to multiply (mathematics); Buddhist sect or creed

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 坐

HSK 1 Word List

  • 坐(zuò): to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane, etc.); to bear fruit

HSK 4 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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