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SC06. 不但 而且 Example Sentences & Grammar Explanations

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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.

不但 而且 Example Sentences Grammar

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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.

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