The summary of “是……的” Sentence in Chinese

“是……的” is used in a dialogue to emphasize the time, place or way of something which has happened. Sometimes, “是” can be omitted. The emphasizing part can be time/place/method and etc.

Time

我()昨天到北京。(Wǒ shì zuótiān dào Běijīng de.)

 

Place

我()从上海来。(Wǒ shì cóng Shànghǎi lái de.)

 

Method

我()坐飞机来北京。(Wǒ shì zuò fēijī lái Běijīng de)

 

The negation form of “是……的” Sentence:

Time

不是昨天到北京。(Wǒ búshì zuótiān dào Běijīng de.)

 

Place

不是从上海来。(Wǒ búshì cóng Shànghǎi lái de.)

 

Method

不是坐飞机来北京。(Wǒ búshì zuò fēijī lái Běijīng de)