Decoded Slug: 或者 (huòzhě) - Or (in statements)

Mandarin Grammar Point
或者 (huòzhě) - Or (in statements)

或者 (huòzhě) - Or (in statements)

Short explanation:

Used to present options or alternatives in a statement.

Formation:

Option 1 + 或者 + Option 2

Examples:

你可以选择喝茶或者喝咖啡。
Nǐ kěyǐ xuǎnzé hē chá huòzhě hē kāfēi.
You can choose to drink tea or coffee.
我们可以去公园散步或者看电影。
Wǒmen kěyǐ qù gōngyuán sànbù huòzhě kàn diànyǐng.
We can go for a walk in the park or watch a movie.
你今晚要吃面条或者吃披萨?
Nǐ jīnwǎn yào chī miàntiáo huòzhě chī pīsà?
Do you want to eat noodles or pizza tonight?
我可以去购物,或者我可以待在家里看电影。
Wǒ kěyǐ qù gòuwù, huòzhě wǒ kěyǐ dāi zài jiā lǐ kàn diànyǐng.
I can go shopping, or I can stay at home and watch a movie.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese conjunction '或者 (huòzhě)' is used to link alternatives or options within a statement. It works similar to the conjunction 'or' in English language. This word is often used when presenting more than one possibility, choice, alternative or option.
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