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1

although A, B () [discourse]


although he couldn't come, I was still really happy (or had a good time)

雖然 A, 但 B

雖然 他不能來,但我還是 很開心

Suīrán tā bùnéng lái, dàn wǒ háishì hěn kāixīn

2

however () [discourse]


he couldn't come yesterday. However, I was still really happy (had a good time) this place looks nice, however it's too expensive

不過

他昨天不能來。 不過 我還是 很開心. 這裡看得很好, 不過 太貴

tā zuótiān bùnéng lái. Bùguò wǒ háishì hěn kāixīn. Zhèlǐ kàn dé hěn hǎo, bùguò tài guì

3

despite () [discourse]


despite everything that happened, I still want to…

儘管

儘管 發生了這些事情, 我還。。。

jǐn guǎn fāshēngle zhèxiē shìqíng, wǒ hái...

4

furthermore, in addition () [discourse]


She's very pretty, furthermore (in addition) also very smart

此外

她很漂亮, 此外很聰明

Tā hěn piàoliang, cǐwài hěn cōngmíng

5

oh, interesting! () [discourse]

很有趣

Hěn yǒuqù

6

() [discourse]


I personally...



我個人

Wǒ gèrén

7

[discourse] ()


Furthermore, these are sentences I would actually use



而且, 這些話 我真的 會用到

Érqiě, zhèxiē huà wǒ zhēn de huì yòng dào

8

[discourse]_reason_, so let's do this ()

還是。。(吧)

Háishì..(Ba)

9

[discourse]()


for example, A gives B something

譬如, 甲 給 乙 某物

Pìrú, jiǎ gěi yǐ mǒu wù

10

[discourse](oh), another thing… ()

另一件事 / 另外事

Lìng yī jiàn shì/ lìngwài shì

11

[discourse]actually, as a matter of fact ()


Her house is actually about the same as ours

其實

她的房子跟我們的其實差不多。

Tā de fángzi gēn wǒmen de qíshí chàbùduō.

12

[discourse]anyway ()


Stay for dinner, it's raining outside anyway.

反正

留下吃飯吧,反正 外面 正下雨 呢。

Liúxià chīfàn ba, fǎnzhèng wàimiàn zhèng xiàyǔ ne.

13

[discourse]Are you coming tomorrow? Well, it depends. 

 

你明天會來嗎?  

》 看  情況

Kàn Qíngkuàng

14

[discourse]because ()

因為

Yīnwèi

15

[discourse]beside / divide (prep / v)

*X as well as Y

*Three divides into fifteen five times.

*to have no other option (but to...)



除了Y還有X。

*Chúle Y hái yǒu X

 

3除15等於5。

*3 chú 15 děngyú 5.

 

(除…之外)別無選擇。
* ( chú … zhīwài ) biéwúxuǎnzé

16

[discourse]by the way, on the way ()


BTW, I'm ..Would it be possible for you to drop by tomorrow?

順便

順便說一下我是... 明天 你能 順便 過來嗎?

Shùnbiàn shuō yīxià wǒ shìMíngtiān nǐ néng shùnbiàn guòlái ma ?

17

[discourse]example (n)


Give me an example

例子

給我一個 例子

Gěi wǒ yīgè lìzi

18

[discourse]for example ()

譬如  /   舉例 

pìrú   /  Jǔlì

19

[discourse]however ()


if used in middle of sentence, it is not used to contrast

不過, …

O 不過,我不是。X 我再高興不過了

Bùguò, …

20

[discourse]not necessarily (phrase)

不見得

Bùjiàn dé

21

[discourse]not sure (used only in response, not in full sentence) ()

不一定

22

[discourse]nothing more ()


All I'm doing is cautioning you, nothing more.

而已

我 沒別的 意思,只是 提醒 你 而已。 (提醒: remind/call attention to; 提: mention)

Wǒ méi biédeyìsi,zhǐshì tíxǐng nǐ éryǐ.

23

[discourse]originally, at first

…, 原來 …

yuánlái

24

[discourse]otherwise (adv, conj)


I won't go unless he wants me to.

否則

除非他要我去,否則我不去。

Chúfēi tā yào wǒ qù,fǒuzé wǒ búqù.

25

[discourse]The reason X is because Y ()


The reason I didn't get married then is because I wanted to travel

X 是因為 Y

我當時 沒有結婚/不想結婚 是因為我想要 多出去 旅行 看看

wǒ dāngshí méiyǒu jiéhūn/bùxiǎng jiéhūn shì yīnwèi wǒ xiǎng yào duō chūqù lǚxíng kàn kàn