families with children 2
means “I” in oral Chinese.
means “two” in oral Chinese.
means “us two”, which comes from the northern dialect.
is the same as 像...一样 xiàng ... yíyàng .
is an auxiliary word, and it is used after a noun, a pronoun or an adjective and indicates something is similar to something else. Notice that here the 似 shì in 似的 shìde can be pronounced shì or sì. Remember that nouns, pronouns, or verbs can be placed before the 似的 shìde , though nouns are the most common.
tāmenliăng hăode gēn qīnjiĕmèi shìde 。
Those two are like real sisters.
zhèlĭ ānjìng de xiàng méiyŏu rén shìde 。
It’s so quiet here, like nobody around.
is used when something has happened once and it will happen again. It means “again” or “some more” before adjectives and verbs.
nĭ zàichī yígè píngguŏ ba 。
Please have one more apple.
wŏxiăng xiàtiān de tiānqì zài rè yìdiăner 。
I want the weather to be hotter in summer.
is an adverb meaning "simply" or "just," and is normally used by the speaker to propose a straightforward course of action within a difficult situation.
wàimian zài xiàyŭ ， gāncuì zàijiā chīfàn ba 。
It’s raining outside, let’s have dinner at home.
nĭ nàme bùxĭhuan nĭde gōngzuò ， gāncuì biézuòle ， zàijiā xuéxí ba 。
Quit it if you don’t like your job. Just stay at home and study.