Decoded Slug: 尽管如此 (jǐnguǎn rúcǐ) - Even so, nevertheless

Mandarin Grammar Point
尽管如此 (jǐnguǎn rúcǐ) - Even so, nevertheless

尽管如此 (jǐnguǎn rúcǐ) - Even so, nevertheless

Short explanation:

Used to express a contrast, exception or contradiction to the previous statement.


Statement 1, 尽管如此, statement 2.


Tā de hànyǔ shuǐpíng hěn gāo, jǐnguǎn rúcǐ, tā háishì rènwéi zìjǐ xūyào gèng duō de liànxí.
His level of Chinese is very high, even so, he still thinks he needs more practice.
Wǒmen yǐjīng děng le hěn cháng shíjiān, jǐnguǎn rúcǐ, wǒmen juédìng jìxù děng xiàqù.
We have already been waiting for a long time, nevertheless, we decided to continue to wait.
Wǒ zhīdào kǎoshì huì hěn nán, jǐnguǎn rúcǐ, wǒ réngrán quánlìyǐfù.
I know the exam will be hard, even so, I still gave it my all.
Suīrán zhège diànyǐng hǎokàn, jǐnguǎn rúcǐ, wǒ bù xǐhuān qízhōng de juésè.
Even though this movie is good, nevertheless, I don't like the characters in it.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese phrase '尽管如此 (jǐnguǎn rúcǐ)' is a conjunction used to provide a contrasting statement to what has previously been said. The phrase can be translated to 'even so' or 'nevertheless' in English. This phrase signifies disagreement or contradiction, and is used to introduce another perspective or comment that contrasts with the preceding information or viewpoint.

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