We all know the word “好 (hǎo) ” is good in Chinese. However, for most of Chinese learners, you may not know “好”can be pronounced with fourth tone. It would be “好 (hào)“, which is used as a verb and it means “like”. Let’s see examples here.
1. 好吃(hào chī) like eating
(Jùshuō Guǎnɡdōnɡ rén hěn hào chī. Chú le zhuō tuǐ， tā men shénme dōu chī.)
It is said that Chinese Cantonese really like to eat. They eat anything except the table legs.
2. 好动(hào dòng) active, energetic
(Dà bùfen nán háizi dōu hěn hào dònɡ.)
Most of boys are restless.
3. 好斗(hào dòu ) bellicose (aggressive)
(Shìjiè shànɡ zuì hào dòu de dònɡwù shì shénme?)
What is the most aggressive animal in the world?
4. 好客(hào kè) hospitable
(Wǒ de māmɑ hěn hào kè， suǒyǐ wǒ men jiā jīnɡchánɡ yǒu pénɡyou jùhuì.)
My mom is very hospitable, that is why we often have parties.
As you see “好 (hào)” used, you can express a lot of different ideas in Chinese and it doesn’t just mean “good”. Ok, so now could you try to make a sentence with the word“好 (hào)” as a verb and share with us?