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“I like” and “I don`t like” in Chinese

Sometimes, mastering one or two sentence patterns can be very helpful in making more sentences. “I like” and “I don`t like”  in Chinese are used quite often.

Literally:

  • 我喜欢

(Wǒ xǐhuān)

e.g. 我喜欢吃火锅。

(Wǒ xǐhuān chī huǒguō.)

I like eating hotpot.

  • 我不喜欢

(Wǒ bù xǐhuān)

e.g. 我不喜欢雨天。

(Wǒ bù xǐhuān yǔtiān.)

I don`t like rainy day.

 

“中意” is from Cantonese which also means “like”.

  • 我中意。

e.g. 我中意这条裙子。

(Wǒ zhòngyì zhè tiáo qúnzi)

I like this dress.

  • 我不中意。

e.g. 我不中意他。

(Wǒ bú zhòngyì tā.)

I don`t like him.

 

“I don`t like” or “I hate”

  • 我讨厌

(wǒ tǎoyàn)

e.g. 我讨厌那个坏人。

(wǒ tǎoyàn nàgè huàirén.)

I hate that bad guy.

 

“like” & “unlike” on social medias

  • 赞 (zàn)
  • 踩 (cǎi)

e.g. 我要赞一下你的照片!

(wǒ yào zàn yīxià nǐ de zhàopiàn.)

I`m gonna like your photo.

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