Decoded Slug: 当然 (dāngrán) - Of course

Mandarin Grammar Point
当然 (dāngrán) - Of course

当然 (dāngrán) - Of course

Short explanation:

This is used to express agreement or that something is expected.


Subject + 当然 + Verb/Adjective + Rest of the sentence


Nǐ xǐhuān lǚyóu ma? Dāngrán, wǒ fēicháng xǐhuān.
Do you like traveling? Of course, I love it very much.
Nǐ kěyǐ bāng wǒ zuò wǎnfàn ma? Dāngrán kěyǐ, wǒ hěn yuànyì bāng nǐ.
Can you help me make dinner? Of course, I am very willing to help you.
Nǐ huì qù cānjiā tāmen de hūnlǐ ma? Dāngrán huì, tāmen shì wǒ zuì hǎo de péngyǒu.
Are you going to attend their wedding? Of course, they are my best friends.
Nǐ kěyǐ bāng wǒ xiūlǐ zhè tái diànnǎo ma? Dāngrán, wǒ shì gè diànnǎo zhuānjiā.
Can you help me fix this computer? Of course, I am a computer expert.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese word '当然 (dāngrán)' is used to indicate that something is obvious, natural, or to be expected. It's used when responding affirmatively to a statement or question and can be translated as 'of course', 'naturally', or 'surely'. You might use it when you want to emphasize the certainty or inevitability of the situation at hand.

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