Decoded Slug: 假如 (jiǎrú) - If, suppose

Mandarin Grammar Point
假如 (jiǎrú) - If, suppose

假如 (jiǎrú) - If, suppose

Short explanation:

Used to propose a hypothetical situation or condition.

Formation:

假如 + Hypothetical Situation, + Result

Examples:

假如你有一千万美元,你会怎么做?
Jiǎrú nǐ yǒu yī qiān wàn měiyuán, nǐ huì zěnme zuò?
If you had ten million dollars, what would you do?
假如我明天有空,我能帮你学习汉语。
Jiǎrú wǒ míngtiān yǒu kòng, wǒ néng bāng nǐ xuéxí hànyǔ.
If I have free time tomorrow, I can help you study Chinese.
假如我是你,我不会在那个公司工作。
Jiǎrú wǒ shì nǐ, wǒ bù huì zài nàgè gōngsī gōngzuò.
If I were you, I would not work at that company.
假如我有一辆汽车,我会驾驶去北京。
Jiǎrú wǒ yǒu yī liàng qìchē, wǒ huì jiàshǐ qù běijīng.
If I had a car, I would drive to Beijing.

Long explanation:

The expression '假如 (jiǎrú)' in Mandarin Chinese is used when you want to propose a hypothetical scenario, akin to saying 'if' or 'suppose' in English. It is used to describe a situation or condition that hasn't occurred but could, and the result that would follow if it does.
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