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.


Option 1 + 或者 + Option 2


Nǐ kěyǐ xuǎnzé hē chá huòzhě hē kāfēi.
You can choose to drink tea or coffee.
Wǒmen kěyǐ qù gōngyuán sànbù huòzhě kàn diànyǐng.
We can go for a walk in the park or watch a movie.
Nǐ jīnwǎn yào chī miàntiáo huòzhě chī pīsà?
Do you want to eat noodles or pizza tonight?
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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