Answer to What’s the Difference between “保护(bǎohù),” “保持(bǎochí),” and “保留(bǎoliú)”?

Answer: B To understand the correct answer to the quiz we need to first make clear the different meanings of these three similar words: “保护(bǎohù)” means “to protect,” “保持(bǎochí)” is “to remain or keep,” and “保留(bǎoliú)” means “to continue to have/to preserve.”


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What’s the Difference between “保护(bǎohù),” “保持(bǎochí),” and “保留(bǎoliú)”?

Choose the correct answer to fill in the blank. Shàngkè le, qǐng _____ ānjìng. 上课       了,请 _____  安静。 Class is beginning, so please keep quiet. A. “保护(bǎohù)”

B. “保持(bǎochí)”

C. “保留(bǎoliú)”

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