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ID: QW0331 Intermediate
Using something, taking advantage of something (or someone) can be a tricky business, especially in Chinese with words like 利用 (lìyòng), 趁机 (chènjī) and 顺便 (shùnbiàn). In this QingWen, learn to tell them apart and use them correctly!
Sat Nov 30 2013 | Connie, Tom
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wǒmen yào hélǐ lìyòng zīyuán ，bùnéng làngfèi 。
We need to use resources sensibly. We can't waste them.
tā bǎ biérén hē kāfēi de shíjiān dōu lìyòng qǐlái le ，suǒyǐ chénggōng le 。
He used the time other people were drinking coffee to do it, so he was successful.
chénggōng de rén zài lìyòng biérén hē kāfēi de shíjiān 。
A successful person uses the time other people take to drink coffee.
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