Decoded Slug: 反之 (fǎnzhī) - On the other hand, conversely

Mandarin Grammar Point
反之 (fǎnzhī) - On the other hand, conversely

反之 (fǎnzhī) - On the other hand, conversely

Short explanation:

Used to indicate and introduce an opposing or contrasting point.

Formation:

Statement 1, 反之 + Statement 2

Examples:

如果你努力学习,你会取得成功,反之,如果你骄傲自满,你会失败。
Rúguǒ nǐ nǔlì xuéxí, nǐ huì qǔdé chénggōng, fǎnzhī, rúguǒ nǐ jiāo'ào zìmǎn, nǐ huì shībài.
If you study hard, you will succeed, on the other hand, if you are complacent, you will fail.
这种草药对于一些人来说很有效,反之,对于其他人可能没什么效果。
Zhè zhǒng cǎoyào duìyú yìxiē rén lái shuō hěn yǒuxiào, fǎnzhī, duìyú qítā rén kěnéng méishénme xiàoguǒ.
This herbal medicine is very effective for some people, on the other hand, it may not have any effect on others.
父亲是个保守的人,总是遵循传统的做法,反之,儿子则是个勇于创新的人。
Fùqīn shìgè bǎoshǒu de rén, zǒng shì zūnxún chuántǒng de zuòfǎ, fǎnzhī, érzi zé shìgè yǒngyú chuàngxīn de rén.
The father is a conservative man, always following traditional practices, on the other hand, the son is a man who dares to innovate.
你如果顺从了别人的意愿,那么你就永远不能满足自己,反之,如果你选择自己的道路,那你就有可能实现自己的梦想。
Nǐ rúguǒ shùncóng le biérén de yìyuàn, nàme nǐ jiù yǒngyuǎn bùnéng mǎnzú zìjǐ, fǎnzhī, rúguǒ nǐ xuǎnzé zìjǐ de dàolù, nà nǐ jiù yǒu kěnéng shíxiàn zìjǐ de mèngxiǎng.
If you comply with the wishes of others, then you can never satisfy yourself, on the other hand, if you choose your own path, then you may realize your dreams.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese word '反之 (fǎnzhī)' is an adverb used to introduce a contrasting idea or a statement that states the reverse of a previous statement. This term can be used to present varying perspectives, differing situations or contrasting circumstances. In English, it can translate to 'on the other hand', 'conversely', or 'otherwise'.
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