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压力 yā lì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

压力 (yā lì) English Meaning

  • pressure

Traditional Characters:  壓力

压 forms words in:

力 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 她无法应付压力。
    Tā wúfǎ yìngfù yālì.
    She is unable to withstand the pressure.
  • 我最近压力有点大。
    Wǒ zuìjìn yālì yǒudiǎn dà.
    I’ve been under a lot of pressure lately.
  • 压力低了,沸点就低。
    Yālì dīle, fèidiǎn jiù dī.
    When pressure is lower, the boiling point is lower.
  • 我压力好大,我真想哭。
    Wǒ yālì hào dà, wǒ zhēn xiǎng kū.
    I’m under so much pressure, I just want to cry.
  • 空气压力使水通过管道。
    Kōngqì yālì shǐ shuǐ tōngguò guǎndào.
    Air pressure forces the water through the pipe.
  • 橡皮不硬,在压力下会变形。
    Xiàngpí bù yìng, zài yālì xià huì biànxíng.
    Rubber is not hard: it gives way to pressure.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

压 (yā): to press; to push down; to keep under (control); pressure

  • 厂 (chǎng): production facility
  • 圡 (tǔ): 圡

力 (lì): power; force; strength; ability; strenuously

  •  (lì): force

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 压

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 力

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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