准备 is a Chinese verb that means “to prepare” or “to get ready”. It is commonly used in everyday conversation and can be used in a variety of contexts, such as preparing for a trip, getting ready for an exam, or preparing a meal. In Chinese culture, being well-prepared is highly valued, and the word 准备 reflects this importance. It is often used in combination with other verbs and phrases to express the idea of readiness or preparation, such as 准备好, which means “to be well-prepared” or “to have everything ready”.
Verb: to prepare
|我正在准备晚饭||wǒ zhèngzài zhǔnbèi wǎnfàn||I am preparing dinner|
|他准备去旅游||tā zhǔnbèi qù lǚyóu||He is preparing to go on a trip|
|我需要准备一份报告||wǒ xūyào zhǔnbèi yī fèn bàogào||I need to prepare a report|
|她准备买一件新衣服||tā zhǔnbèi mǎi yī jiàn xīn yīfú||She is preparing to buy a new piece of clothing|
|我们要准备好明天的会议||wǒmen yào zhǔnbèi hǎo míngtiān de huìyì||We need to prepare for tomorrow’s meeting|
|他正在准备考试||tā zhèngzài zhǔnbèi kǎoshì||He is preparing for an exam|
|我们需要准备一些食物和饮料||wǒmen xūyào zhǔnbèi yīxiē shíwù hé yǐnliào||We need to prepare some food and drinks|
|她准备开始新的工作||tā zhǔnbèi kāishǐ xīn de gōngzuò||She is preparing to start a new job|
准备 is part of HSK Level 2 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.