Decoded Slug: 唯有 (wéiyǒu) - Only, alone

Mandarin Grammar Point
唯有 (wéiyǒu) - Only, alone

唯有 (wéiyǒu) - Only, alone

Short explanation:

唯有 (wéiyǒu) is used to express exclusivity or to suggest a single solution to a problem or condition.


唯有 + Noun/Pronoun/Verb


Wéiyǒu nǔlì xuéxí, cáinéng tōngguò Hànyǔ shuǐpíng kǎoshì.
Only by studying hard can you pass the Chinese proficiency test.
Wéiyǒu shíjiān néng zhìyù wǒmen xīnzhōng de shāngtòng.
Only time can heal the pain in our hearts.
Wéiyǒu bǎochí jījí de tàidù, wǒmen cáinéng zhànshèng kùnnán.
Only by maintaining a positive attitude can we overcome difficulties.
Wéiyǒu nǐ, wǒ cái huì gǎndào wánzhěng.
Only with you, will I feel complete.

Long explanation:

唯有 (wéiyǒu) literally translates to 'only have'. This phrase usually indicates an exclusive single possibility, solution, condition or criterion. It generally emphasizes that only a particular factor is capable of achieving certain goals or making the situation change.

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