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推迟 tuī chí: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

推迟 (tuī chí) English Meaning

  • to postpone
  • to put off
  • to defer

Traditional Characters:  推遲

推 forms words in:

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

迟 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 由于最近无船,我们同意推迟装期。
    Yóuyú zuìjìn wú chuán, wǒmen tóngyì tuīchí zhuāng qī.
    As there is no ship recently, we agree to postpone the shipment date.
  • 如果我们推迟发布新产品的话,我们的财政状况仍然岌岌可危。
    Rúguǒ wǒmen tuīchí fābù xīn chǎnpǐn dehuà, wǒmen de cáizhèng zhuàngkuàng réngrán jíjíkěwéi.
    Our financial situation will remain precarious if we delay the launch new products.
  • 麻烦的是他已从阿根廷那边过来了。我难以推迟和他见面。希望你能理解。
    Máfan de shì tā yǐ cóng āgēntíng nà biān guòláile. Wǒ nányǐ tuīchí hé tā jiànmiàn. Xīwàng nǐ néng lǐjiě.
    Trouble is he’s on his way from Argentina, I can’t put off meeting him. Hope you understand.
  • 由于缺乏奖金,委员会不得不临机应变,推迟实施修建一个新停车场的计划。
    Yóuyú quēfá jiǎngjīn, wěiyuánhuì bùdé bù línjī yìngbiàn, tuīchí shíshī xiūjiàn yīgè xīn tíngchē chǎng de jìhuà.
    The committee had to improvise and delay plans to build a new parking lot because of lack of funds.
  • 飞机因大雾推迟降落。
    Fēijī yīn dà wù tuīchí jiàngluò.
    The plane’s landing was delayed because of fog.
  • 寒冷的天气使插秧推迟两个星期。
    Hánlěng de tiānqì shǐ chāyāng tuīchí liǎng gè xīngqí.
    The cold weather delayed the transplanting of rice seedlings by two weeks.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 tui

推 (tuī): to push; to cut; to refuse; to reject; to decline; to shirk (responsibility); to put off; to delay; to push forward; to nominate; to elect; massage

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 隹 (zhuī): short-tailed bird
hsk 3 chi

迟 (chí): late; delayed; slow;

  • 辶 (chuò): brisk walking
  • 尺 (chǐ): a Chinese foot; one-third of a meter; a ruler; a tape-measure; one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine; CL: 支(zhī), 把(bǎ)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 推

HSK 4 Word List

  • 推 (tuī): to push; to cut; to refuse; to reject; to decline; to shirk (responsibility); to put off; to delay; to push forward; to nominate; to elect
  • 推迟 (tuī chí): to postpone; to put off; to defer

HSK 5 Word List

  • 推辞 (tuī cí): to decline (an appointment, invitation etc)
  • 推广 (tuī guǎng): to extend; to spread; to popularize; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 推荐 (tuī jiàn): to recommend; recommendation

HSK 6 Word List

  • 推测 (tuī cè): speculation; to conjecture; to surmise; to speculate
  • 推翻 (tuī fān): overthrow
  • 推理 (tuī lǐ): reasoning; speculative; inference
  • 推论 (tuī lùn): to infer; a deduction; a corollary; a reasoned conclusion
  • 推销 (tuī xiāo): to market; to sell

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 迟

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 迟早(chí zǎo ): sooner or later

HSK 6 Word List

  • 迟钝(chí dùn ): slow in one’s reactions; sluggish (in movement or thought);
  • 迟缓(chí huǎn): slow; sluggish
  • 迟疑(chí yí): to hesitate
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