如果 (ru guo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 14, 2018

如果 (Chinese PinYin: [rú guǒ]; traditional Chinese: 如果) may mean: (1) conj. if, e.g. 如果一切顺利 (if everything goes smoothly); (2) conj. in the event of; (3) conj. supposing that. Literally: 如 (if) + 果 (as expected). It is a high-frequency word that can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 如果需要 (if needed), 如果可以 (if possible), 如果可以重来 (if we could do it all over again), 如果没有水 (if there is no water), 如果那样 (if so).

1. How to pronounce 如果?

Chinese Pinyin: [rú guǒ]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 如果

Synonyms: 若是, 假如, 假使, 要是, 如若

Antonyms: 肯定, 绝对

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

Fixed expression:

Collocation: 如果需要 (if needed), 如果可以 (if possible), 如果可以重来 (if we could do it all over again), 如果没有水 (if there is no water), 如果那样 (if so),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 如果 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 如果.

4.1 如果使用中药治疗感冒,将不会有这些副作用

Translation: If you use Chinese medicine to treat colds, you will not have these side effects.

4.2 如果你仍然不同意我的调离申请,我会选择离开。

Translation: If you still disagree with my transfer request, I will choose to leave.

4.3 如果客人愿意的话我们可以再试一次。

Translation: If our client like, we can try it again.

4.4 如果我是你,我也会做出这样的决定

Translation: If I were you, I would have made the same decision.

4.5 如果我们在山洞里呆着,就不会被敌人发现了。

Translation: If we stay in the cave, we will not be discovered by the enemy.

4.6 如果你在台湾,你一定要去太鲁阁。 这个地方的名字意思是“美丽”,是台湾第二大热门的旅游目的地。

Translation: If you are in Taiwan you must visit Taroko. This place owes its name to the word “beautiful”, and is the second most popular destination in Taiwan.

4.7 一首歌的副歌经常被认为是歌曲中最重要的部分,如果做得好的话,在你听到它后, 它能在你的脑海里停留数个小时甚至数天。

Translation: A song’s chorus is often regarded as the most vital part of the song and the part that if done correctly sticks in your head for hours, even days after you’ve heard it.

4.8 如果你想进一步了解这个问题,请了解一下特拉华州和内华达州之间的差异。

Translation: If you want to explore this issue further, check out the differences between Delaware and Nevada.

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