The Chinese word 上网 literally means “to go online” or “to access the internet”. It is commonly used in everyday conversation to refer to the act of using the internet, such as browsing websites, checking emails, or using social media. In China, 上网 has become an essential part of daily life, and it is often used in phrases like 上网购物 which means “online shopping” or 上网聊天 which means “chatting online”.
Verb: to be on the internet
|nǐ měitiān dōu shàngwǎng ma?
|Do you go online every day?
|wǒ xūyào shàngwǎng chá yīxià zīliào
|I need to go online to look up some information
|shàngwǎng gòuwù hěn fāngbiàn
|Online shopping is very convenient
|tā xǐhuan shàngwǎng kàn diànyǐng
|He likes to watch movies online
|wǒmen kěyǐ zài wǎngshàng liáotiān
|We can chat online
|xuéshēngmen dōu xǐhuan shàngwǎng wán yóuxì
|Students like to play games online
|wǒmen kěyǐ shàngwǎng dìng jīpiào
|We can book plane tickets online
|shàngwǎng kàn xīnwén kěyǐ liǎojiě zuìxīn dòngtài
|Reading news online can keep you informed of the latest developments