yào bu
conj. otherwise, or else; either..., or...
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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.
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duō kuī nǐ men de bāng máng , yào bu wǒ jiù shī yè le .
phr. Thanks to your help, I did not lose my job.
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bǎ zhá bān xià lái ba , yào bù hěn wēi xiǎn .
phr. Pull down the switch (of the fuse box), otherwise it will be very dangerous.
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bié chuān de tài hán suān le , yào bù rén jiā kàn bù qǐ .
phr. Don't wear things so shabby, or you will be looked down upon.
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hǎo zài nǐ méi yǒu zuò fēi jī qù , yào bù ní yě méi mìng le .
phr. Luckily you didn't go by plane, or you would lose your life too.
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zán men yào bù qù chàng gē , yào bù qù diàn yǐng yuàn , bié chù wǒ bú qù .
phr. Let's go either to the KTV or to the cinema. I won't go anywhere else.
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yào bu tā shēng qì ne , yuán lái ní bǎ tā de shēng rì wàng le .
phr. No wonder she got mad; it turned out you forgot her birthday.