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Ways to say "Otherwise": 否則 (fǒuzé) 不然 (bùrán) 要不 (yào bù)
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ID: QW0382 Intermediate
Another great question from user Nathan who asks, what are the different uses to a seemingly easy word like 'otherwise'. Well, in today's Qing Wen we explore some of the nuances and give you some high-use example sentences to get your head around this one. If you would like to watch the video version of this, watch it on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/YeZUbnLAcNo
Mon Dec 22 2014 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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nǐ bù yào gēn wǒ nǚpéngyou shuōhuà fǒuzé wǒ huì shā le nǐ
Don't speak to my girl otherwise I'll kill you!
zǎo yīdiǎn dào chēzhàn bùrán huì láibují
Arrive at the station earlier, otherwise we might not have time.
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