“不但……而且……”(bú dàn.….. ér qiě……) is a commonly used Chinese sentence structure, literally means “not only, … but also….”. We collected 8 不但 而且 example sentences made by our friends on facebook and Instagram, watch this video to see their work. Also, more grammar explanations and example sentences are included just underneath the video. The next structure will be “因为……所以……”, give us your example sentence to get featured in our next video!
不但 而且 Example Sentences Grammar
Subject + 不但 + Adj./Verb, 而且 + Adj./Verb
zhè jiā cān tīng de cài bú dàn wèi dào hěn hǎo, ér qiě jià gé pián yi.
This restaurant not only has tasty food, but also inexpensive food.
gǒu bú dàn kě ‘ài, ér qiě cōng ming.
Dogs are not only cute, but also smart.
不但 + Subject 1 + Adj./Verb, 而且 + Subject 2 + Adj./Verb
bú dàn wǒ bù tóng yì，ér qiě tā yě bù tóng yì！
Not only do I disagree, but he also disagrees.
bú dàn zhōng guó rén shuō zhōng wén，ér qiě xīn jiā pō rén yě shuō zhōng wén！
Not only people in China speak Chinese, people in Singapore also speak Chinese.