适应 shì yìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

适应 (shì yìng) English Meaning

  • to suit
  • to fit
  • to be suitable
  • to adapt
  • to get used to something

Traditional Character:  適應

适 forms words in:

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

应 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 人类适应环境变化的能力很强。
    Rénlèi shìyìng huánjìng biànhuà de nénglì hěn qiáng.
    Man has a great capacity to adapt to environmental changes.
  • 这些式样均可改动以适应个人不同的爱好。
    Zhèxiē shìyàng jūn kě gǎidòng yǐ shìyìng gèrén bùtóng de àihào.
    These styles can be adapted to suit individual tastes.
  • 玉米、小米和高粱较易适应不同的自然条件。
    Yùmǐ, xiǎomǐ hé gāoliang jiào yì shìyìng bùtóng de zìrán tiáojiàn.
    Maise, millet and sorghum adapt readily to varying natural conditions.
  • 艰苦能让人适应逆境。
    Jiānkǔ néng ràng rén shìyìng nìjìng.
    Hardship disposes man to meet adversity.
  • 他适应了新的生活方式。
    Tā shìyìngle xīn de shēnghuó fāngshì.
    He got accustomed to the new way of living.
  • 他很快就适应了新的环境。
    Tā hěn kuài jiùshìyìngle xīn de huánjìng.
    He soon got used to the new surroundings.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

适 (shì): to fit; suitable; proper; just (now); comfortable; well; to go; to follow or pursue

  •  (chuò): brisk walking
  •  (shé): tongue

应 (yīng): (yìng) to answer; to respond; to comply with; to deal or cope with; (yīng) to agree (to do something); should; ought to; must; (legal) shall

  • 广 (guǎng): shelter
  • ⺍ (xiǎo): small
  • 一 (yī): one

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 适

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 应

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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