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“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

1.
这家餐厅的菜不但味道很好而且价格便宜
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.
2.
不但可爱而且聪明
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

1.
不但不同意而且也不同意
bú dàn bù tóng yìér qiě yě bù tóng yì
Not only do I disagree, but he also disagrees.
2.
不但中国人说中文而且新加坡人也说中文
bú dàn zhōng guó rén shuō zhōng wénér qiě xīn jiā pō rén yě shuō zhōng wén
Not only people in China speak Chinese, people in Singapore also speak Chinese.

6 Comments

  • Rajaa A. Nimir
    Rajaa A. Nimir Posted November 8, 2016 2:32 pm

    那位老师不但叫我们汉语,而且还教我们很多做人的道理。
    谢谢lili 老师~

    • Rajaa A. Nimir
      Rajaa A. Nimir Posted November 8, 2016 2:33 pm

      教*

    • Lili Hao
      Lili Hao Posted November 8, 2016 7:31 pm

      谢谢你!很好的句子!

  • shahrzad_banihashemi
    shahrzad_banihashemi Posted August 4, 2016 10:04 pm

    I am really glad to be accepted as one of the members of this very well designed and useful web page .
    我 真 高兴 认识 你 和 这个 页 面.

    P.s.: As a beginner in Chinese language , I know that the above sentence may be not correct
    (grammatically) but I hope you may do me a favor and correct the above sentence, if possible .
    麻烦你了.

  • shahrzad_banihashemi
    shahrzad_banihashemi Posted August 3, 2016 6:12 am

    thanks a lot . they are all useful .

    • Lili Hao
      Lili Hao Posted August 3, 2016 9:51 pm

      xiexie ni! Thanks for the comment! I am really glad that you like it!

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