When people ask you for something, how to say OK or No Problem in Chinese? Just like in English we can say OK, no problem or alright to express the same meaning, there are also multiple ways to express consent. Watch this 1-minute video, learn how to say OK in Chinese and find out more expressions of how to say No Problem in Chinese!
How to Say OK in Chinese
We’ve made a video lesson on how to say No in Chinese when something is not okay with you, and today we have expressions of how to say ok or no problem in Chinese.
pinyin. hǎo literal. good liberal. ok
In Chinese, 好 literally means good. So why do we use 好 to express OK in Chinese? This is because, by saying 好, you’re saying that “oh, this is good”, meaning “yes this is ok with me”.
pinyin. hǎo de literal. good liberal. ok
Basically, 好 and 好的 both mean OK in Chinese. Here 的 de is a 语气助词 yǔ qì zhù cí Modal Particle, and it is used to emphasize affirmativeness. So if we have to tell the difference between 好的 and 好, 好的 is more affirmative than just 好.
pinyin. hǎo ‘a literal. good liberal. ok
好啊 means the same as 好 as well. Just like 的, here 啊 is also a 语气助词 yǔ qì zhù cí Modal Particle. But 啊 is used to soften the language, making it sound nicer or more polite.
pinyin. hǎo de ‘a literal. good liberal. ok
So we have 好, 好的, 好啊. Why is there one more 好的啊? Here 的 and 啊 means the same thing as mentioned above. With both of them used in the expression, 好的啊 means that you are both very affirmative, and also using a nice tone.
How to Say OK or No Problem in Chinese
5. 行 / 行啊
pinyin. xíng ‘a literal. can liberal. ok; alright
行 literally means can, by saying 行, you’re actually saying “that’ll work for me”. Also if you want to soften the language, add 啊 at the end.
6. 可以 / 可以啊
pinyin. kě yǐ / kě yǐ ‘a literal. can liberal. (that will be)ok; alright
可以 means can, meaning it is possible or allowed to do something. And with 啊 added at the end, 可以啊 is a nicer and softer way of how to say OK in Chinese.
pinyin. méi wèn tí literal. no problem liberal. no problem
So is there other ways to say OK? For example, how to say No Problem in Chinese? Literally, no problem is 没问题 in Chinese. And it is a very popular way to express your consent.
How to Say OK in Chinese Like A Native
8. 好说 / 好说好说
pinyin. hǎo shuō / hǎo shuō hǎo shuō literal. easy to persuade liberal. no problem
好说 is an interesting expression to say OK in Chinese. Here 好 means “well” or “easy”, 说 means “to persuade“. So 好说 is like you’re saying “oh, it’s totally OK with me, you don’t even have to persuade me or anything“. And by repeating the expression and saying it twice, you are placing emphasis on it.
pinyin. bāo zài wǒ shēn shang literal. wrap (the responsibility) on my body liberal. leave it to me
One of the other native expressions of how to say No Problem in Chinese, it to say 包在我身上. Here 包 means to wrap all the responsibility onto someone. And 包在……身上 means to leave all responsibility onto… .
More Ways of How to Say No Problem in Chinese
pinyin. zhè shìr jiù jiāo gěi wǒ ba literal. this thing just give it to me liberal. I’ll take care of it
Just like 包在我身上, the expression 这事儿就交给我吧 means that you are willing to take the responsibility.
pinyin. zhè shìr jiāo gěi wǒ nǐ fàng xīn literal. this thing give it to me, you rest assured liberal. don’t worry, I’ll take care of it
这事儿交给我, 你放心 is a very nice, warm, and positive response to someone’s request. By saying this you want people to rest assured that you are going to take care of the problem.
Wow, that’s so interesting! Thank you.