Learning : How To Say But And Must
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Abstract : “I like you…but…” One of those little words that make a hell-of-a-lot of difference when using it! Phrases like "This apartment is very good but very expensive" comes in handy! Learn it!

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Hi Dàjiā hǎo, wǒ shì Benny, nǐmen hǎo ma? (Hi everyone, I am Benny, how are you guys) Welcome to AskBennychinese.com Experience. Today we will learn some function words and also review the time words.

dànshì

但是

but

hěn

very

hǎo

good

guì

expensive

fángzi

房子

apartment


FOR EXAMPLE:

Zhège fángzi hěn hǎo dànshì hěn guì.

This apartment is very good but very expensive.

这个房子很好但是很贵。


Do you encounter such problems when you are searching for accommodation in Shanghai? Good but expensive. Now you know how to say "but" in mandarin. Try it yourself.


How about this apartment?

Zhège fángzi hěn hǎo dànshì hěn guì.

See, you can answer the Chinese agency like this.

Another example of "dànshì":

bìxū

必须

must

lèi

tired

gōngzuò

工作

work


FOR EXAMPLE:

Wǒ bìxū gōngzuò.

I must work.

我必须工作。

Wǒ hěn lèi dànshì wǒ bìxū gōngzuò.

I am very tired but I must work.

我很累但是我必须工作。


Shall we have a trip to Suzhou tomorrow morning?

Nǐ míngtiān shàngwǔ qù Sūzhōu ma?

Wǒ míngtiān shàngwǔ bù qù Sūzhōu, wǒ bìxū gōngzuò.

Nǐ hěn lèi dànshì nǐ bìxū gōngzuò, nǐ zhēn kělián( you're so pity)


That's all for this experience, hope you like it. Bennysland forever! Zàijiàn!

 

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