The Chinese word 使 can be translated to mean “to make” or “to cause”. It is often used as a verb to describe the action of causing something to happen or bringing about a certain result. It can also be used as a noun to refer to a person who is sent to do something or a representative of a particular organization. In Chinese culture, the concept of 使 is often associated with the idea of power and authority, as those who have the ability to make things happen are seen as having a certain level of control and influence.
Noun: envoy, messenger
Verb: to make, to cause, to use, to employ
|这个问题使我很困惑||zhège wèntí shǐ wǒ hěn kùnhuò||This problem makes me very confused|
|他的话使我感到非常难过||tā de huà shǐ wǒ gǎndào fēicháng nánguò||His words make me feel very sad|
|这个药能使你感觉好一些||zhège yào néng shǐ nǐ gǎnjué hǎo yīxiē||This medicine can make you feel better|
|他的行为使得他失去了许多朋友||tā de xíngwéi shǐdé tā shīqùle xǔduō péngyǒu||His behavior caused him to lose many friends|
|这个项目需要使出我们最大的努力||zhège xiàngmù xūyào shǐ chū wǒmen zuìdà de nǔlì||This project requires us to make our greatest effort|
|这个地方的美景使人流连忘返||zhège dìfāng de měijǐng shǐ rén liúliánwàngfǎn||The beautiful scenery of this place makes people linger and forget to leave|
|这个法律规定使得公司必须遵守||zhège fǎlǜ guīdìng shǐdé gōngsī bìxū zūnshǒu||This legal regulation requires the company to comply|
使 is part of HSK Level 3 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.