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推 tuī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

推 (tuī) English Meaning

  • 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

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 墙倒众人推。
    Qiáng dǎo zhòngrén tuī.
    When a man is going down-hill, everyone will give him a push.
  • 她推迟到星期六启程。
    Tā tuīchí dào xīngqíliù qǐchéng.
    He put off his departure till Saturday.
  • 会议将推迟到下个星期。
    Huìyì jiāng tuīchí dào xià gè xīngqí.
    The meeting will be put off to next week.
  • 你来掌方向盘,我来推。
    Nǐ lái zhǎng fāngxiàngpán, wǒ lái tuī.
    You steer and I’ll push.
  • 聚会已经推迟到了下周二。
    Jùhuì yǐjīng tuīchí dàole xià zhōu’èr.
    The party has been put off until next Tuesday.
  • 她推迟了去墨西哥的行程。
    Tā tuīchíle qù mòxīgē de xíngchéng.
    She put off going to Mexico.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 tui
  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 隹 (zhuī): short-tailed bird

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

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