可是 (ke shi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 14, 2018

可是 (Chinese PinYin: [kě shì]; traditional Chinese: 可是) may mean: (1) conj. but, e.g. 产品好是好,可是太贵 (product is good, but it is too expensive; (2) adv. very, e.g. 这可是很难的 (this is very difficult). Literally: 可 (but) + 是 (used to indicate actuality). It is one of the most frequently used Chinese words that will occur often in everyday use in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce可是?

Chinese Pinyin: [kě shì]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 可是

Synonyms: 但是, 不过, 然则, 然而

Antonyms: 肯定, 绝对

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

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 可是最后我们成功了 (but finally we succeeded), 这可是很难的 (this is very difficult),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 可是 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 可是.

4.1 他有很多的钱,可是他过的不快乐。

Translation: He has a lot of money but he is unhappy.

4.2 她到机场去接来访的客户,可是还是没有见到他。

Translation: She went to the airport to pick up the visiting customers, but she still did not see him.

4.3 可是这不应该成为你忘记她的理由

Translation: But this should not be the reason you forget her.

4.4 可是, 谁真的在乎呢?

Translation: But, who really cares?

4.5 中国古代少林寺以功夫僧侣而闻名,少林功夫现在可是一门大生意。

Translation: China’s ancient Shaolin Temple, famous for its Kung Fu monks, is really big business these days.

4.6 你跟我说这是个好笑的梗。可是我没有笑。这并不好笑。而是有点儿怪异。

Translation: You told me it was a funny story. But I’m not laughing. It’s not funny. It’s a bit weird.

4.7 钱越多越糟糕,可是我还不够糟糕啊。

Translation: More money, more problems. But I just don’t have enough of problems.

4.8 他可是老把式了

Translation: He is very skilled.

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