Qing Jia 请假- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    ask for time off

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► qǐng jià
    Tone numbers: qing3 jia4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 請假
    Simplified: 请假

    First Character: 請 (qǐng) – to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal, etc); to request
    Second Character: 假 (jià) – fake; false; artificial; to borrow; if; suppose

Examples of Qǐng Jià
 
    ► Míngtiān wǒ yào qǐngjià.
    明天我要請假。
    明天我要请假。
    I’m going to take tomorrow off.

    ► Tā yǐjīng gēn lǎobǎn qǐngjià le.
    他已經跟老闆請假了。
    他已经跟老板请假了。
    She already asked the boss for some time off.


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