所以 (suo yi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 9, 2018

所以 (Chinese PinYin: [suǒ yǐ]; traditional Chinese:所以) may mean: (1) conjunction. so; therefore; (2) noun. the true situation. It is one of the basic Chinese words used in everyday conversations. Some example phrases and expressions are: 所以然 (reason), 因为…所以 (because…so), 不知所以 (not knowing why it is so), 忘乎所以 (forget everything in one’s joy).

1. How to pronounce 所以?

Chinese Pinyin: [suǒ yǐ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 所以

Synonyms: 是以, 因此, 于是, 因而,

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 所以然 (reason),

Collocation: 因为…所以 (because…so),

Idioms: 不知所以 (not knowing why it is so), 忘乎所以 (forget everything in one’s joy),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 所以 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 所以.

4.1 使他懊恼的是,这个女孩逃走了。 所以他就到前台来投诉了。

Translation: To his chagrin, she escaped, which is what lead him to go to the front desk to complain.

4.2 毫无疑问,如果我们失败了,成功也不远了,所以不要黯然神伤。

Translation: There is no doubt that success is not far from where we fail, so just don’t feel depressed.

4.3 所以系紧安全带;这里有一点颠簸!

Translation: So buckle up; it gets a bit bumpy!

4.4 规律的睡眠和好的睡眠环境对于保证一整夜的安眠是至关重要的. 所以,戒掉安眠药吧

Translation: Creating the right routine and environment is key for a good night’s sleep. Therefore, quit sleeping pills.

4.5 他爱面子, 所以故意说那样的话

Translation: He purposely made those remarks in order to save face.

4.6 因为打阿嚏的时候,空气从肺部出来非常快,所以震动声带发出类似“阿”声音。

English: When we sneeze, the air comes out from the lung quickly making a sound similar to “Ah”.

4.7 甚至连专家都还没探究出个所以然。

Translation: Even the experts haven’t quite figured it out.

4.8 宝宝尿尿不容易,所以把尿是需要的.

Translation: Babies’ bladders don’t leak easily, therefore encouraging them to pee is necessary.

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