Decoded Slug: 要么…要么… (yàome... yàome...) - Either... or...

Mandarin Grammar Point
要么…要么… (yàome... yàome...) - Either... or...

要么…要么… (yàome... yàome...) - Either... or...

Short explanation:

Used to present two or more alternative choices or conditions.


要么 + Option A + , + 要么 + Option B


Yàome wǒ zuò fàn, yàome nǐ xǐ wǎn.
Either I cook, or you wash dishes.
Zhōumò wǒmen yàome qù kàn diànyǐng, yàome qù gōngyuán sànbù.
Either we go to see a movie this weekend, or we go to the park for a walk.
Nǐ yàome xiànzài jiù kāishǐ xuéxí, yàome jiù shībài.
Either you start studying now, or you fail.
Bìyè hòu, tā yàome zhǎo gōngzuò, yàome jìxù shēnzào.
After graduation, she will either find a job, or continue her studies.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese phrase '要么...要么...' is used to present two or more choices or scenarios. It effectively translates to 'either... or...' in English. This structure is used to express mutual exclusivity, meaning only one of the conditions or scenarios presented can be true or can happen.

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