The Chinese word 打扮 means “to dress up” or “to make oneself look attractive”. It is often used in the context of getting ready for a special occasion or event, such as a party or a date. It can also refer to the act of putting on makeup or styling one’s hair.
Verb: to decorate, to dress up
|今天晚上我要打扮得漂漂亮亮去参加派对||jīntiān wǎnshàng wǒ yào dǎbàn de piàopiàoliàngliàng qù cānjiā pàiduì||Tonight I’m going to dress up and go to the party looking pretty|
|她喜欢打扮得很时尚，总是穿最新款的衣服||tā xǐhuān dǎbàn de hěn shíshàng, zǒng shì chuān zuìxīn kuǎn de yīfú||She likes to dress very stylishly and always wears the latest fashion clothes|
|我的朋友们都很注重打扮，他们经常去购物中心买新衣服||wǒ de péngyǒumen dōu hěn zhùzhòng dǎbàn, tāmen jīngcháng qù gòuwù zhōngxīn mǎi xīn yīfú||My friends all pay attention to their appearance and often go to the mall to buy new clothes|
|她喜欢打扮成小清新的样子，穿着淡雅的衣服||tā xǐhuān dǎbàn chéng xiǎo qīngxīn de yàngzi, chuānzhe dànyǎ de yīfú||She likes to dress up in a fresh and clean style, wearing light and elegant clothes|
打扮 is part of HSK Level 4 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 5.