使

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Pronunciation : shǐ
Meaning :
  1. use, employ, apply. (v)
  2. make, cause, enable. (v)
  3. envoy. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional : 使
Usage : 54.9%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
使用
shǐ yòng
: use
2.
使命
shǐ mìng
: mission
3.
促使
cù shǐ
: press for; push
4.
即使
jí shǐ
: even if
5.
迫使
pò shǐ
: force; compel; drive; pressure
Sentences:
1. He doesn’t know how to use the computer.
zhī dào zěn yàng shǐ yòng diàn nǎo
使
: he
: not
知道 : know
怎样 : how
使 : use
: use
电脑 : computer
2. He disappointed his parents.
shǐ shī wàng le
使
: he
使 : make
: father
: mother, female
父母 : parent
失望 : disappointed
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
3. He was appointed ambassador to the United States.
bèi rèn mìng wéi zhù měi guó shǐ
使
: he
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
: appoint
: order, life, fate
任命 : appoint
: be
: be stationed
美国 : United States
大使 : embassador
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