The Chinese word “加班” refers to working overtime or doing extra work beyond regular working hours. It is commonly used in the context of a job or workplace, where employees may be required or choose to work additional hours to complete tasks or meet deadlines. 加班 is often seen as a necessary sacrifice for career advancement or job security in many industries in China.
Verb: to work overtime
|我今天晚上要加班||wǒ jīntiān wǎnshàng yào jiābān||I have to work overtime tonight|
|他常常加班到很晚||tā chángcháng jiābān dào hěn wǎn||He often works overtime until late|
|加班费会在下个月发放||jiābān fèi huì zài xià gè yuè fāfàng||Overtime pay will be issued next month|
|这个月我加班了很多，赚了不少钱||zhège yuè wǒ jiābānle hěn duō, zhuànle bùshǎo qián||I worked a lot of overtime this month and earned a lot of money|
|加班对身体不好，要注意休息||jiābān duì shēntǐ bù hǎo, yào zhùyì xiūxí||Working overtime is bad for your health, so you should pay attention to rest|
|我们公司最近很忙，经常需要加班||wǒmen gōngsī zuìjìn hěn máng, jīngcháng xūyào jiābān||Our company has been very busy lately and we often need to work overtime|
|加班是为了完成任务，不能拖延工作||jiābān shì wèile wánchéng rènwù, bùnéng tuōyán gōngzuò||Overtime is necessary to complete tasks, and work cannot be delayed|
加班 is part of HSK Level 4 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.