Decoded Slug: 虽说 (suī shuō) - Although, though

Mandarin Grammar Point
虽说 (suī shuō) - Although, though

虽说 (suī shuō) - Although, though

Short explanation:

This word is used to introduce a concession in a sentence.


虽说 + Statement (fact) + Contrasting point / exception.


Suī shuō wǒ hěn lèi, dànshì wǒ háishì yào jìxù zuò gōngzuò.
Although I am very tired, I still have to continue working.
Suī shuō tā shì gè háizi, tā de xiǎngfǎ què hěn chéngshú.
Although he is a child, his thoughts are quite mature.
Suī shuō wàimiàn xià yǔ, wǒmen háishì juédìng chūqù wán.
Although it was raining outside, we still decided to go out and play.
Suī shuō tā gōngzuò hěn máng, tā réngrán měitiān dōu chōu shíjiān péi háizi.
Although she is very busy at work, she still takes time to be with her child every day.

Long explanation:

虽说 (suī shuō) is commonly used in Mandarin Chinese conversation to mean 'although' or 'though'. It precedes a statement or fact and is generally followed by a contrasting point or exception, thus indicating a concession or contrast in ideas. It's equivalent to 'although' in English---the situation or fact exists, but a different or unexpected result is presented after.

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