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出差 chū chāi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

出差 (chū chāi) English Meaning

  • to go on an official or business trip

Traditional Characters:  出差

出 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

差 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced chà in other HSK vocabulary words.

Sample Sentences

  • 我在这里出差。
    Wǒ zài zhèlǐ chūchāi.
    I’m here on business.
  • 我飞往东京出差。
    Wǒ fēi wǎng dōngjīng chūchāi.
    I flew to Tokyo on business.
  • 他去纽约出差了。
    Tā qù niǔyuē chūchāile.
    He went to New York on business.
  • 我爸爸经常去美国出差。
    Wǒ bàba jīngcháng qù měiguó chūchāi.
    My father often goes to the United States on business.
  • 你去国外是玩儿还是出差?
    Nǐ qù guówài shì wán er háishì chūchāi?
    Did you go abroad for pleasure or on business?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

出 (chū): to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas, etc.

  • 凵 (qiǎn): container
  • 丨 (gǔn): line

差 (chà): to differ from; to fall short of; lacking; wrong; inferior

  • ⺶ (rèn): sheep
  • 工 (gōng): work

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 出

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

  • 出 (chū): to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas, etc.

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 差

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 差距(chā jù): disparity; gap
  • 时差(shí chā): jet lag; time lag; jet lag

HSK 6 Word List

  • 差别(chā bié): difference; distinction; diversity; disparity
  • 偏差(piān chā): bias; deviation
  • 误差(wù chā): difference; error; inaccuracy
  • 相差(xiāng chà): to differ; discrepancy between
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