Decoded Slug: 一方面...另一方面... (yī fāngmiàn... lìng yī fāngmiàn...) - On one hand... on the other hand...

Mandarin Grammar Point
一方面...另一方面... (yī fāngmiàn... lìng yī fāngmiàn...) - On one hand... on the other hand...

一方面...另一方面... (yī fāngmiàn... lìng yī fāngmiàn...) - On one hand... on the other hand...

Short explanation:

Used to express contrasting ideas or facts.

Formation:

一方面...另一方面... + Sentence 1 + Sentence 2

Examples:

一方面我喜欢吃巧克力,因为它的味道很好,另一方面我担心会变胖。
Yī fāngmiàn wǒ xǐhuan chī qiǎokèlì, yīnwèi tā de wèidào hěn hǎo, lìng yī fāngmiàn wǒ dānxīn huì biàn pàng.
On one hand, I like eating chocolate because it tastes good, on the other hand, I'm worried about gaining weight.
一方面我想留在家里看电视,另一方面我也想去公园锻炼。
Yī fāngmiàn wǒ xiǎng liú zài jiālǐ kàn diànshì, lìng yī fāngmiàn wǒ yě xiǎng qù gōngyuán duànliàn.
On one hand, I want to stay home and watch TV, on the other hand, I also want to go to the park for exercise.
一方面她希望得到更高的薪水,另一方面她又不愿意换工作。
Yī fāngmiàn tā xīwàng dédào gèng gāo de xīnshuǐ, lìng yī fāngmiàn tā yòu bù yuànyì huàn gōngzuò.
On one hand, she hopes to have a higher salary, on the other hand, she is not willing to change jobs.
一方面他喜欢城市的繁华,另一方面他又想念农村的宁静。
Yī fāngmiàn tā xǐhuan chéngshì de fánhuá, lìng yī fāngmiàn tā yòu xiǎngniàn nóngcūn de níngjìng.
On one hand, he likes the hustle and bustle of the city, on the other hand, he misses the tranquillity of the countryside.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese phrase '一方面...另一方面...' is used to highlight contrasting ideas or facts, akin to the English expression 'on one hand... on the other hand...'. It is often used when there are two aspects of a situation, one being positive and the other being negative, or when there are two opposing viewpoints or considerations.
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