2019-11-15intermediate

Hurry Up – HSK 3 Reading Practice

In this HSK 3 level reading practice we're going to take a look at how to use the phrase "Hurry Up" in Chinese. If there's one Chinese phrase that I've heard a lot my entire life, it's this phrase. My mom loves to get me out the door and going wherever we need to go. As an HSK 3 reader you are able to start having basic daily conversations. Try to use the phrases that you read in your everyday life or with the people around you as practice. Hurry up is an easy phrase to practice because you can use it anytime you are going somewhere.

Suggestion for study: 

  • Try reading the phrases below without pinyin
  • Listen to the native speaker and follow along
  • Read through on your own with pinyin when you need it
  • Try the full reading at the bottom of the page. 

Practice Sentences

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xiǎo míng
小明
小明
Little Ming (name)
 
kuài
quick, soon
méi
(negative prefix for verbs), have not
shí jiān
时间
時間
time
le
(completed action marker)
 
you (informal)
kuài
quick, soon
diǎn
a bit, a little, (short for 一点/一點)
chī
to eat
 

Little Ming, we’re running out of time. Hurry up and eat!

Character set
Pinyin
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kuài
quick, soon
chī
to eat
 
miàn bāo
面包
麵包
bread
chī
to eat
bú xià
不下
不下
(after verb) unable to, incomplete
jiù
just (emphasis)
suàn le
算了
算了
forget it, let it be
 
kuài
quick, soon
particle marking the following noun as a direct object
jī dàn
鸡蛋
雞蛋
chicken egg
chī
to eat
le
(completed action marker)
 

Hurry up and eat! It doesn’t matter if you can’t finish the bread. Hurry up and eat the eggs!

Character set
Pinyin
Hover over any word to show translation
kuài
quick, soon
diǎn
a bit, a little, (short for 一点/一點)
 
kuài
quick, soon
diǎn
a bit, a little, (short for 一点/一點)
 
yào
will, going to
chí dào
迟到
遲到
to arrive late
le
(completed action marker)
 

Hurry, hurry! We are going to be late!

Character set
Pinyin

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