The Chinese word 刷牙 means “to brush teeth”. It is a common daily activity that involves cleaning teeth and gums with a toothbrush and toothpaste. In Chinese culture, it is considered important to brush teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning and once before going to bed.
Verb: to brush teeth
|你每天早晚都应该刷牙||nǐ měitiān zǎo wǎn dōu yīnggāi shuā yá||You should brush your teeth every morning and evening|
|刷牙时要注意不要用力过度||shuā yá shí yào zhùyì bùyào yònglì guòdù||When brushing your teeth, be careful not to use too much force|
|我刚刚刷完牙||wǒ gānggāng shuā wán yá||I just finished brushing my teeth|
|刷牙可以预防口腔疾病||shuā yá kěyǐ yùfáng kǒuqiāng jíbìng||Brushing your teeth can prevent oral diseases|
|你需要换一支新的牙刷了||nǐ xūyào huàn yī zhī xīn de yáshuā le||You need to replace your toothbrush with a new one|
|刷牙的时候要涂牙膏||shuā yá de shíhòu yào tú yágāo||Apply toothpaste when brushing your teeth|
|我从小就养成了刷牙的好习惯||wǒ cóng xiǎo jiù yǎng chéng le shuā yá de hǎo xíguàn||I have had a good habit of brushing my teeth since I was young|
|刷牙要刷两分钟||shuā yá yào shuā liǎng fēnzhōng||Brush your teeth for two minutes|
刷牙 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 4.