Decoded Slug: 所以 (suǒyǐ) - So, therefore

Mandarin Grammar Point
所以 (suǒyǐ) - So, therefore

所以 (suǒyǐ) - So, therefore

Short explanation:

Used to express cause and effect or conclude something.

Formation:

Cause + , + 所以 + Effect

Examples:

我今天有一个重要的会议,所以我不能去看电影。
Wǒ jīntiān yǒu yīgè zhòngyào de huìyì, suǒyǐ wǒ bùnéng qù kàn diànyǐng.
I have an important meeting today, so I can't go to watch movies.
他不喜欢吃蔬菜,所以他的身体总是感到疲劳。
Tā bù xǐhuān chī shūcài, suǒyǐ tā de shēntǐ zǒng shì gǎndào píláo.
He doesn't like eating vegetables, so his body always feels tired.
我需要学习中文以便能够在中国生活,所以我每天都会花时间学习。
Wǒ xūyào xuéxí Zhōngwén yǐbiàn nénggòu zài Zhōngguó shēnghuó, suǒyǐ wǒ měitiān dūhuì huā shíjiān xuéxí.
I need to learn Chinese in order to live in China, so I spend time studying every day.
他是我的好朋友,所以我总是愿意帮助他。
Tā shì wǒ de hǎo péngyǒu, suǒyǐ wǒ zǒng shì yuànyì bāngzhù tā.
He is my good friend, so I'm always willing to help him.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese term '所以 (suǒyǐ)' is used to conclude or express the effect of a cause. It is equivalent to saying 'so' or 'therefore' in English. It is often used in response to an explanation or to describe the result of a situation after explaining the reasons.
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