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bú dàn ...ér qiě ...
phr. not only...but also...
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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zhè jiàn yī fu bú dàn piào liang, ér qié hěn pián yi .
phr. This outfit is not only beautiful but also cheap.
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tā bú dàn piào liang, ér qiě cōng ming .
phr. She is not only beautiful, but also smart.
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zhè jiàn máo yī bú dàn nán kàn, ér qiě guì .
phr. This sweater is not only ugly but also expensive.
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tā bú dàn huì tán gāng qín, ér qiě huì lā xiǎo tí qín .
phr. He plays not only the piano, but also the violin.
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zhè gè nián qīng rén bú dàn cōng ming, ér qiě gōng zuò hén nǔ lì .
phr. This young man is not only clever, but also hard working.
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zhè jiàn shì bú dàn yú wó yǒu guān, ér qié yú ní yǒu guān
phr. This matter concerns not only me but also you.
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kā fēi bù dàn nóng, ér qiě xiāng .
phr. The coffee is not only strong, but also fragrant.
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mèi mei bú dàn xǐ huan chàng gē, ér qiě ài tiào wǔ .
phr. Not only does (my) younger sister like singing, she is also fond of dancing.
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dì di bú dàn hěn cōng ming, ér qié hěn ài xué xí .
phr. Not only is (my) younger brother smart, he also loves studying.
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bú dàn wǒ huì shuō hàn yǔ, ér qié wǒ de qī zí yě huì shuō hàn yǔ .
phr. No only I can speak Chinese, my wife can also speak Chinese.
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bú dàn tā huì shuō hàn yǔ, ér qiě tā dì di yě huì shuō hàn yǔ .
phr. It's not only him who can speak Chinese, his brother can also speak Chinese.
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西​,​。
zhè gè dōng xi bú dàn guì, ér qiě zhì liàng bú tài hǎo .
phr. Not only is this thing expensive, it's quality is also not quite good.