【TOCFL】既~又/not only…but also

TOCFL Grammar

Meaning

既~又 (jì~yòu)

■meaning:not only…but also


The conjunction.


How to make

Subject既~又

Represents the juxtaposition of two situations

■example sentences (with audio)

她既漂亮,又聰明可愛。
She’s beautiful and cute and clever.

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那家餐廳的菜既好吃又便宜。
The food at that restaurant is good and cheap.

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她既是學生又是作家
She is both a student and a writer.

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這段描寫既生動又活潑。
This description is both vivid and lively.

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山楂既是食品又是藥品。
Hawthorn is both a food and a medicine.

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