(yòng )

用 English Translation

The English meaning of (yòng ) is:

  • to use
  • to employ
  • to have to
  • to eat or drink
  • expense or outlay
  • usefulness
  • hence
  • therefore

Example Usage of 用


Tā hòuhuǐ zài xiào shí méi yònggōng dúshū. He regrets not having worked harder at school.

Wǒ kěyǐ yòng zhīpiào fù ma? May I pay by check?

Tā yòngle yīxiē shǒuduàn lái hé Nancy sīxià jiāotán. He contrived a means of speaking to Nancy privately.

Hé tā zhēngbiàn shì méi yòng de. It is no use arguing with her.

Wǒ nányǐ yòng yányǔ biǎodá wǒ de gǎnqíng. I find it hard to express my feelings in words.

Jíshǐ tāmen yǒu hěn hǎo de jiǔ dān, wǒ yě bùxiǎng zài zhèlǐ yòngcān. Even if they have a good wine menu, I will not want to dine here.

Wǒ yòng liǎng qiān rì yuán mǎile zhè běnshū. I paid two thousand yen for the book.

Bǎ nǐ de míngzì yòng dàxiě xiě xiàlái. Write your name in capitals.

Wǒ néng yòng yīxià nǐ de zìdiǎn ma? Can I use your dictionary for a minute?

Wǒ de yīgè shūshu gěi wǒle yīxiē yǒuyòng de jiànyì. An uncle of mine gave me some useful advice.

Jìnliàng shìzhe yòng hǎo nǐ de shíjiān. Try to make the most of your time.

Yòng yīngyǔ shuō. Say it in English.

Zhèngzhì jiā cónglái bu gàosù wǒmen tāmen de biéyǒuyòngxīn. Politicians never tell us their inner thoughts.

Nà jiùshì nà tái tā yòng lái xiě wénzhāng de diànnǎo. That's the computer he used to write the article.

Nǐ yào gèng hǎo dì lìyòng xiánxiá shíjiān. You should make better use of your free time.

Wǒ néng yòng yīxià nǐ de qiānbǐ ma? Can I borrow your pencil for a bit?

Wǒ xiǎng zhīdào zhè xūyào yòng duōjiǔ shíjiān. I want to know how long it'll take.

Zhè niǎo nǐmen yòng yīngyǔ zěnme chēnghu? What do you call this bird in English?

Wēixié wǒ yě méi yòng, wǒ shénme dōu bù huì shuō de. No point in threatening me. I'll still tell you nothing.

Wèntí shì nèitiān wǒmen de chē bùnéng yòng. The problem is we can't use our car on that car.

Tā bǎ dà bùfèn qián dōu yòng zài mǎi qúnzi shàngle. She spends most of her money on her dresses.

Yào wǒ xiāngxìn wǒ huì xiāngxìn nǐ bù xiāngxìn de dōngxī shì méi yòng de! It's no use pretending to make me believe that I believe things you don't believe!

Wǒ shēngpíng nándé zuòle yī jiàn hǎoshì... Què shì méi yòng de. For once in my life I'm doing a good deed... And it is useless.



Decomposition of 用

Chinese Radical (yòng )

The character (yòng ) is a radical in the following characters:


Chinese words containing 用

is a Chinese Radical
HSK Level 3
用 Stroke Count 5
用 Stroke Order