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顾客 gù kè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

顾客 (gù kè) English Meaning

  • client
  • customer

Traditional Characters:  顧客

顾 forms words in:

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

客 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (wèi)

Sample Sentences

  • 顾客没来。
    Gùkè méi lái.
    The customer did not come.
  • 顾客永远是对的。
    Gùkè yǒngyuǎn shì duì de.
    The customer is always right.
  • 我父亲要我送顾客到门口。
    Wǒ fù qīn yào wǒ sòng gùkè dào ménkǒu.
    My father asked me to see the customer to the door.
  • 银行的职员从格栅后面看着顾客。
    Yínháng de zhíyuán cóng gé zhà hòumiàn kànzhe gùkè.
    The bank clerk watched customers from behind grilles.
  • 这位顾客将为此恶劣服务诉诸法律。
    Zhè wèi gùkè jiāng wèi cǐ èliè fúwù sù zhū fǎlǜ.
    The customer will sue for poor service.
  • 想用奖品和礼品引来顾客是愚蠢的事!
    Xiǎng yòng jiǎngpǐn hé lǐpǐn yǐn lái gùkè shì yúchǔn de shì!
    It’s foolish to try to attract customers with prizes and gifts!
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Stroke Order & Character Components

顾 (gù): to look after; to take into consideration; to attend to

  • 厄 (è): distressed
  • 页 (yè): head / leaf

客 (kè): visitor; guest; customer

  • 宀 (mián): roof
  • 夂 (zhǐ): to go
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 各 (gè): each; every

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 顾

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  •  (bú gù): in spite of; regardless of
  • 不屑一 (bú xiè yī gù): to disdain as beneath contempt
  • 顾虑 (gù lǜ): misgivings; apprehensions
  • 顾问 (gù wèn): adviser; consultant
  • 顾之忧 (hòu gù zhī yōu): fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of action); worries about the future consequences; often in negative expressions, meaning ‘no worries about anything’
  •  (huí gù): to look back; to review
  • 统筹兼顾 (tǒng chóu jiān gù): an overall plan taking into account all factors

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 客

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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