Decoded Slug: 至于 (zhìyú) - As for, regarding

Mandarin Grammar Point
至于 (zhìyú) - As for, regarding

至于 (zhìyú) - As for, regarding

Short explanation:

Used to shift the topic to a new person or thing.

Formation:

至于 + Person/Thing + Rest of the sentence

Examples:

我已经完成了我的任务,至于你的任务,你完成了吗?
Wǒ yǐjīng wánchéngle wǒ de rènwù, zhìyú nǐ de rènwù, nǐ wánchéngle ma?
I have already completed my task, as for your task, have you finished it?
至于他,我真的不想再跟他说话了。
Zhì yú tā, wǒ zhēn de bù xiǎng zài gēn tā shuōhuà le.
As for him, I really don't want to talk to him anymore.
我喜欢看喜剧片,至于恐怖片,我一点都不喜欢。
Wǒ xǐhuān kàn xǐjù piān, zhìyú kǒngbù piān, wǒ yīdiǎn dōu bù xǐhuān.
I like watching comedies, as for horror movies, I don't like them at all.
至于你的提议,我还需要考虑一下。
Zhì yú nǐ de tíyì, wǒ hái xūyào kǎolǜ yíxià.
As for your proposal, I still need to think about it.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese phrase '至于 (zhìyú)' is used to shift the subject of the sentence to a new person or thing. In English, it is similar to 'As for' or 'Regarding'. This phrase is used when you want to talk about something or someone different from what has been previously discussed or mentioned.
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