25 June 2015

Five expressions for survival in China

Expressions for survival in China

These phrases are very common in the daily life in China. With them you can express yourself better and understand the usual expressions of Chinese people in certain situations.




不好意思
(bùhǎoyìsi)
To apologize or call someone's attention

算了
(suànle)
Negation, indicates that something is not possible

干嘛
(gànma)
Equivalent to "What's up?"

很麻煩
(hěnmáfan)
Equivalent to "What a mess!"

无所谓
(wúsuǒwèi)
Equivalent to "Whatever" or "Is the same for me"