Boss Town-Mobike 2

 
 

Grammar

接下来           

jiē xià lai          

means “next”, “then”.

“接下来” Can be used as a conjunction at the beginning of a sentence, also used as an adverb in the middle of the sentence.

 

我已经买了机票,接下来可以定酒店了。

wŏ yĭ jīng măi le jī piào , jiē xià lái kĕ yĭ dìng jiŭ diàn le 。

I've already bought a ticket, and then we can book a hotel.

我们接下来的任务是打开欧洲市场。

wŏ men jiē xià lai de rèn wu shì dă kāi ōu zhōu shì chăng 。

Our next task is to open the European market.

 

通常             

tōng cháng              

means “usually” , “normally”.  Although it’s very similar to “平时”  (píng shí), “通常” (tōng cháng)   , it also can be used for a general situation, which “平时”(píng shí) cannot.

 

我通常不穿裙子。

wŏ tōng cháng bù chuān qún zi 。

I usually don’t wear dresses.

 

半岁的孩子通常不会走路。

bàn suì de hái zi tōng cháng bú huì zŏu lù 。

Six-month-old babies usually can’t walk.

 

给              

gĕi             

has many meanings, here it is used as a preposition in the passive context. It can be omitted, it is often used in a spoken Chinese.

 

你的良心被狗给吃了吗?

nĭ de liáng xīn bèi gŏu gĕi chī le ma ?

Have you lost your conscience?

 

她的钱包被她儿子给拿走了。

tā de qián bāo bèi tā ér zi gĕi ná zŏu le 。

Her purse has been taken by her son.

 

其实           

qí shí            

is an adverb means “actually”, “in fact” .

 

他其实并不喜欢你。

tā qí shí bìng bù xĭ huan nĭ 。

He actually doesn’t like you.

 

中文其实没有那么难。

zhōng wén qí shí méi yŏu nà me nán 。

Actually, Chinese is not that hard.