Boss Town-Mobike 3

 
 

Grammar

又是….又是          

yòu shì …. yòu shì …     

means that two conditions or status exist at the same time.

 

他又是我的老师,又是我的妈妈。

tā yòu shì wŏ de lăo shī ,yòu shì wŏ de mā ma 。

She is my teacher and mother.

 

教室里闹成一团,学生们又是哭,又是叫。

jiào shì lĭ nào chéng yì tuán , xué sheng men yòu shì kū  yòu shì jiào 。

The classroom is quite noisy, the students are crying and screaming.

 

 

怎样     

zĕn yàng    

means “how”, and we can use it as “what kind of…” sometimes. 

 

他们向你描绘了怎样的一张蓝图?

tā men xiàng nĭ miáo huì le zĕn yàng de yì zhāng lán tú ?

What kind of blueprint they depicted for you?

 

他现在应该是怎样的心情?

tā xiàn zài yīng gāi shì zĕn yàng de xīn qíng ?

How’s his feeling right now?

 

 

冲       

chòng     

There are many meanings of “冲” chōng . We use it as a verb in informal language and put it in front of a noun or a pronoun. It means “to face” or “to go forward”. And it also has the meaning of “to aim for the certain kind of purpose

这话是冲他说的。

zhè huà shì chòng tā shuō de 。

This is said to him.

 

她是冲钱才跟他结婚的。

tā shì chòng qián cái gēn tā jié hūn de 。

She married for his money.

 

 

由….而…       

yóu …. ér …   

means starting from one place and extending to other areas. It also means “from… to…” sometimes.

这件事情是由你而起的,你应该负责。

zhè jiàn shì qing shì yóu nĭ ér qĭ de ,nĭ yīng gāi fù zé 。

You are responsible for this since you started it.

 

一个人的美应该是由内而外的,内心不美的人,外表也会让人感到厌烦。

yí gè rén de mĕi yīng gāi shì yóu nèi ér wài de , nèi xīn bù mĕi de rén , wài biăo yĕ huì ràng rén găn dào yàn fán 。

Real beauty comes from the heart rather than physical appearance. The people who is not kind in his heart will be bored by his look.

 

 

倒             

dào             

can be used to express something is contrary to expectations, acting as a turning point in the sentence. It is generally followed by a positive comment.

 

他们结婚了以后,买不买房子倒不重要了。

tā men jié hūn le yĭ hòu , măi bù măi fáng zi dào bú zhòng yào le 。

After they got married, it wasn’t important to buy the apartment any more.

现在已经是六月了,天气倒还不热。

xiàn zài yĭ jīng shì liù yuè le , tiān qì dào hái bú rè 。

It is June, the weather is not hot yet.