Phrases for Apology

It’s unavoidable to do something wrong in life. So how to apologize becomes very important. Come to learn several expressions for apology. 

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Duìbuqǐ.

对不起。

I’m sorry.

 

Duìbuqǐ, wǒ xiě cuò le

对不起,我写错了。

Sorry, I made a mistake.

 

Zhēn bàoqiàn.

真抱歉。

I am really sorry.

 

Hěn bàoqiàn, wǒ chídào le.

很抱歉,我迟到了。

Sorry. I’m late.

 

Zhēn bùhǎoyìsi.

真不好意思。

I am really sorry.

 

Bùhǎoyìsi, tā xiànzài bù fāngbiàn jiē diànhuà.

不好意思,她现在不方便接电话。

I’m sorry but she is not available now.

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How to Express Your Consent in Chinese?

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At the discussion, how will you express when you agree with others ideas? There are some phrases about the consent. Let’s have a look.

hǎo de

好的

Okay

Hǎo de, méiwèntí.

好的,没问题。

Okay, no problem.

 

Wǒ zànchéng.

  我赞成。

I agree.

Wǒ shífēn zànchéng nǐde jìhuà.

我十分赞成你的计划。

I quite approve of your plan.

 

Yǒu dàolǐ

有道理

You are right.

Nǐ shuō de huà hěn yǒu dàolǐ.

你说的话很有道理。

Your words do make sense.

 

Shuō de duì

说得对。

 You are right.

Shuō de duì. Méi shéme bǐ jiànkāng de shēntǐ gèng zhòngyào le.

说得对。没什么比健康的身体更重要了。

You are right. Nothing is more important than health.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 4– word – “standard”

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Pinyin:  biāo zhǔn

Chinese: 标准

English: standard; criterion

Example sentence:

Měi ge dìfang de shēnghuó biāozhǔn bù yíyàng.

每个地方的生活标准不一样。

The living standard varies place to place.

 

Tā shuō de shì biāozhǔn de pǔtōnghuà.

他说的是标准的普通话。

He speaks standard mandarin.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 2– word – “hope”

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HSK2

Pinyin: xī wàng

Chinese: 希望

English: hope, wish, expect

Example sentence:

Wǒ xīwàng nǐ yǐhòu búyào chídào le.

我希望你以后不要迟到了。

I hope you won’t get late any more

 

Zàijiàn le, xīwàng nǐ wánr de hǎo.

再见了,希望你玩得得好。

Goodbye, have fun.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 6– word 4 – “success”

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HSK4

Pinyin:  chéng gōng

Chinese:  成功

English: succeed; success; successful

 

Example sentence:

Jiāyóu! Wǒ xiāngxìn nǐ kěyǐ chénggōng de.

加油!我相信你可以成功的。

Come on! I believe you can succeed.

 

Chénggōng bìxū kào zìjǐ qù zhēngqǔ.

成功必须靠自己去争取。

Success depends upon your own exertions.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 6– word 3 – “change”

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Pinyin:  biàn huà

Chinese:  变化 n. /v.

English: change

Example sentence:

Zhèxiē dōu shì qìhòu biànhuà dǎozhì de

这些都是气候变化导致的。

These are caused from the climate changing.

 

Wǒde jiāxiāng yǒu le hěn dà de biànhuà.

我的家乡有了很大的变化。

My hometown has changed a lot.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 6– word 3 – “perform”

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HSK 3

Pinyin:  biǎo yǎn

Chinese: 表演

English:  perform

Example sentence:

Jīnnián de xīnnián biǎoyǎn hěn hǎokàn.

今年的新年表演很好看。

The New Year’s show this year is wonderful.

 

Wǒmen wèi tā jīngcǎi de biǎoyǎn gǔzhǎng.

我们为他精彩的表演鼓掌。

We were all applauding for his brilliant performance.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 6– word 5 – “essence”

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Pinyin:  běn zhì

Chinese: 本质

English: essence

Example sentence:

Nǐ méiyǒu shuō dào zhège wèntí de běnzhì.

你没有说到这个问题的本质。

You didn’t come down to the essence of this problem

 

Nǐ yào cóng běnzhì shàng jiějué zhège wèntí.

你要从本质上解决这个问题。

You should resolve it in essence.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 6– word – “loan”

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Pinyin: dài kuǎn

Chinese: 贷款

English:  loan

 

Example sentence:

Tāmen dédào le yì bǐ zhèngfǔ dàikuǎn.

他们得到了一笔政府贷款。

They obtained a loan from the government.

 

Zhè shì wǒmen shēnqǐng dàikuǎn de zīliào.

这是我们申请贷款的资料。

This is our application materials for the loan.

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Video Tutor – HSK level 4– word – “pressure”

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Pinyin: yā lì

Chinese: 压力

English: pressure

 

Example sentence:

Yālì dà huì dǎozhì shīmián.

压力大会导致失眠。

Lots of pressure will give rise to the insomnia.

 

Tā gǎnjué dào le xiàndài shēnghuó de yālì.

他感觉到了现代生活的压力。

He feels stressful of the modern life.

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