赶 (gǎn) English Meaning
- to overtake
- to catch up with
- to hurry
- to rush
- to try to catch (the bus, etc.)
- to drive (cattle, etc.) forward
- to drive (somebody) away
- to avail oneself of (an opportunity)
Traditional Character: 趕
This character forms words in:
Wǒ gǎnkuài pǎo zǒule.
I ran away in a hurry.
Tā zài màn man de gǎn shàngqù.
He is slowly catching up.
Tā bèi gǎn chūle zhè dòng fángzi.
He got thrown out of the house.
Nǐ yǒu zúgòu de shíjiān gǎn shàng chē.
You have enough time to catch the train.
Wǒmen jīhū láibují gǎn huǒchē.
We barely had time to catch the train.
Bùduì xiàng qiánjìn, gǎn pǎole dírén.
The enemy was driven away by the advancing army.
Stroke Order & Character Components
- 走 (zǒu): to walk
- 干 (gàn): dry