Decoded Slug: 虽说 (suīshuō) - Although, though

Mandarin Grammar Point
虽说 (suīshuō) - Although, though

虽说 (suīshuō) - Although, though

Short explanation:

Used to express a concession or contrast between two statements.


虽说 + Statement 1, (but) + Statement 2


Suīshuō tā de Zhōngwén bù hǎo, dànshì tā zǒngshì nǔlì chángshì yǔ rén jiāoliú.
Though his Chinese is not good, he always tries hard to communicate with people.
Suīshuō zhège diànyǐng hěn zhǎng, wǒ háishì kàn wánle zhěnggè diànyǐng.
Although this film is long, I still watched the whole film.
Suīshuō wǒ hěn lèi, dàn wǒ háishì juédìng cānjiā nàgè pàiduì.
Although I'm tired, I still decided to attend the party.
Suīshuō tā fēicháng máng, tā réngrán zhǎo shíjiān péibàn jiārén.
Although she is very busy, she still finds time to be with her family.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese phrase '虽说 (suīshuō)' is a word used at the beginning of a sentence to express a concession or contrast. It can be translated as 'although', 'though' or 'even though' in English. This word is often used to indicate that while the first statement is true, it does not prevent the second statement from being true as well.

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