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加班 jiā bān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

加班 (jiā bān) English Meaning

  • to work overtime

Traditional Characters:  加班

加 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

班 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 他被迫加班。
    Tā bèi pò jiābān.
    He was forced to work overtime.
  • 约翰疲于加班。
    Yuēhàn pí yú jiābān.
    John was tired from working overtime.
  • 今天我不加班。
    Jīntiān wǒ bù jiābān.
    I won’t work overtime today.
  • 我昨天必须加班。
    Wǒ zuótiān bìxū jiābān.
    I had to work overtime yesterday.
  • 恐怕你要加班了。
    Kǒngpà nǐ yào jiābānle.
    I’m afraid you have to work overtime.
  • 我的老板要我加班。
    Wǒ de lǎobǎn yào wǒ jiābān.
    My boss made me work overtime.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

加 (jiā): to add; plus; (used after an adverb such as 不, 大, 稍, etc., and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to something or somebody previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions, etc.) to (somebody); to give (support, consideration, etc.) to (something)

  • 力 (lì): force
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

班 (bān): team; class; squad; work shift; ranking; CL: 個|个(gè); classifier for groups

  •  (yù): jade
  •  (dāo): knife
  •  (yù): jade

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 加

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 班

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 班(bān):  team; class; squad; work shift; classifier for groups; ranking; surname Ban; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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