但 (dan): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 2, 2018

但 (Chinese PinYin: [dàn]; traditional Chinese:但) may mean: (1) adv. only; (2) conjunction. yet. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 但凡 (without exception), 但是 (but), 但愿 (wish), 但凡可能 (if there is any possibility), 但愿如此 (wish so).

1. How to pronounce 但?

Chinese Pinyin: [dàn]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 但

Synonyms: 然而,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 但.

Fixed expression: 但凡 (without exception), 但是 (but), 但愿 (wish),

Collocation: 但凡可能 (if there is any possibility), 但愿如此 (wish so),

Idioms: 不求有功,但求无过 (simply attempt to avoid blame),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 但 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 但.

4.1 但是下面六个基本要素你或许希望包括在你的策略里。

Translation: But below are the six basic elements you may hope to include in your strategy.

4.2 他开始撩妹以获取关注,但从没想过出轨。

Translation: He began to flirt with other women to get attention, but he never considered having an affair.

4.3 过程是不错,但是结局实在太他妈的糟了!

Translation: It’s a great trip, but the ending fucking sucks.

4.4 但愿我们的人民幸福安乐

Translation: I wish our people happy and peaceful.

4.5 但凡可能, 请允许该项目延期3天.

Translation: If there is any possibility, please allow the project to be delayed by 3 days.

4.6 他说要来派对的,但是就没有出现。

Translation: He said he would come to the party, but he did not show up at all.

4.7 他们原打算到市中心区去购物,但因听说交通拥护而作罢。

Translation: They had intended to go shopping in the downtown district, but were put off by reports of traffic jams.

4.8 新尼特族没有工作, 但是有一定非劳动收入的青年

Translation: Neo-NEETs are young people with no job, but neat income, which is unearned income.

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