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Answer To How to Use 以致 (yǐzhì) and 致使 (zhìshǐ) Correctly?

Feb. 10, 2022

Answers:

1. 致使     2. 以致/致使     3. 致使     4. 致使     5. 致使     6. 致使      7. 以致/致使      8. 致使

Analyses:

1. jiā tíng huán jìng de yǐng xiǎng ,zhì shǐ tā bù zài xiāng xìn qīn mì guān xì .
家      庭    环    境   的   影     响,    致  使  她 不 再    相    信  亲  密   关   系。
The influence of her family environment made her no longer believe in intimacy.

“致使” is used as a verb, meaning “causing her to no longer believe in intimacy,” and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result owing to some reason.

2. tā wèi le gōng sī máng de bù kě kāi jiāo ,yǐ zhì / zhì shǐ méi yǒu shí jiān péi bàn jiā rén.
他     为  了  公   司   忙    得  不  可 开  交 , 以 致/  致  使   没   有   时  间   陪  伴   家 人。
He is so impossibly busy with the company that he has no time to spend with his family.

“以致” or “致使” can both be used as conjunctions followed by a negative result, meaning, “resulting in the consequences of…”.

3. huán jìng de pò huài zhì shǐ zì rán zāi hài pín fán fā shēng.
环          境   的 破   坏   致  使 自 然  灾  害   频  繁  发   生。
Destruction of the environment results in the frequent occurrence of natural disasters.

“致使” is used as a verb meaning, “to cause the frequent occurrence of natural disasters,” and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result owing to some reason.

4. yīn wèi jiāo bù qǐ fáng zū ,zhì shǐ tā liú luò jiē tóu .
因       为   交  不  起  房   租,致  使 他 流  落  街  头。
Because he can’t pay the rent, he lives on the street.

“致使” is used as a verb meaning, “causing him to live on the street,” and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result owing to some reason.

5. shí nián de yì dì liàn ,zhì shǐ tā men zuì zhōng zǒu xiàng fēn shǒu.
十       年   的 异 地  恋, 致  使  他  们   最     终     走     向    分   手。
After ten years of a long-distance relationship, they eventually broke up.

“致使” is used as a verb meaning, “causing them to eventually break up,” and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result for some reason.

6. xiǎo gāng de ruǎn ruò wú néng ,zhì shǐ tā shī qù shēng zhí de jī huì.
小          刚   的   软    弱  无    能,    致  使 他  失  去   升     职  的 机 会。
Xiao Gang’s weakness and incompetence caused him to lose the opportunity for promotion.

“致使” is used as a verb meaning, “causing him to lose the opportunity for promotion,” and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result owing to some reason.

7. tā wéi zhāng chāo chē ,yǐ zhì / zhì shǐ niàng chéng zhòng dà chē huò.
他     违     章      超    车,  以 致/  致  使   酿       成        重     大  车   祸。
He violated regulations for passing (in a car), which resulted in a major car accident.

“以致” or “致使” can be used as conjunctions followed by a bad result to indicate “as a consequence of”.

8. tiān shēng de zuǐ chún jī xíng zhì shǐ tā shuō huà dài yǒu bí yīn.
天          生    的  嘴    唇  畸  形  致  使 他  说     话   带   有  鼻 音。
He was born with a lip deformity that caused him to speak nasally.

“致使” is used as a verb meaning, “causing him to speak nasally”, and indicating the occurrence or continuation of a result owing to some reason.

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