吸引 xī yǐn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

吸引 (xī yǐn) English Meaning

  • to attract (interest, investment, etc.)

Traditional Characters:  吸引

吸 forms words in:

引 forms words in:

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Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 同种电荷互相排斥,但异种电荷却互相吸引。
    Tóng zhǒng diànhè hù xiàng páichì, dàn yìzhǒng diànhè què hùxiāng xīyǐn.
    Like charges repel each other, but opposite charges attract.
  • 如果她想吸引观众看她的演出,那她就必须卖点劲。
    Rúguǒ tā xiǎng xīyǐn guānzhòng kàn tā de yǎnchū, nà tā jiù bìxū màidiǎn jìn.
    She’ll need to put a sock in it if she wants to attract an audience to her show.
  • 生意停顿了以后,许多公共浴堂都添置了桑拿浴室、健身器材等的新设备,希望能吸引多点人来光顾。
    Shēngyì tíngdùnle yǐhòu, xǔduō gōnggòng yù táng dōu tiānzhìle sāngná yùshì, jiànshēn qìcái děng de xīn shèbèi, xīwàng néng xīyǐn duō diǎn rén lái guānggù.
    After business came to a halt, many bathhouses added new facilities, such as saunas and exercise equipment, in an effort to attract
  • 飞蛾被光线吸引。
    Fēi é bèi guāngxiàn xīyǐn.
    Moths are attracted by light.
  • 亲和力自然吸引或亲近性。
    Qīnhélì zìrán xīyǐn huò qīnjìn xìng.
    A natural attraction or affinity.
  • 能吸引大量票房收入的明星。
    Néng xīyǐn dàliàng piàofáng shōurù de míngxīng.
    A star with pull at the box office.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

吸 (xī): to breathe; to suck in; to absorb; to inhale

  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 及 (jí): and; to reach; up to; in time for

引 (yǐn): to draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch sth; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; an old unit of distance equal to 10 丈(zhàng), one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters

  • 弓 (gōng): bow
  • 丨 (gǔn): line

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