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Whatever You Say Goes! You Decide! 你说了算

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Whatever You Say Goes | You Decide | 你说了算

What if you and a friend need to make a decision and you want them to decide, How to respond in Chinese like a native? In this short video lesson you will learn how to say it's up to you in Chinese. There are two short dialogues and also one example sentence where you can say whatever you say goes in Chinese. Feel free to click the slow audio for the words used in the dialogues.

LESSON NOTES


Chinese Expression In this Video Lesson

你说了算
nǐ shuō le suàn !
Whatever you say goes! You decide!

You can use this as a response when

  • when you and a friend(s) need to make a decision and you want them to decide.

Similar Expressions:

  • 听你的。tīng nǐ de. I'll listen to you.
  • 你说吧。nǐ shuō ba. You say.
  • 你来决定。 nǐ lái juédìng. You choose. You decide. It's up to you.
  • 你说什么就什么。nǐ shuō shénme jiù shénme. Whatever you say we'll do.

 

Vocabulary

CHINESE PINYIN P.O.S ENGLISH Audio
旅行 lǚxíng v. to travel
其实 qíshí adv. actually; in fact
要不 yàobu conj. or; or else;
不管怎么样 bùguǎn zěnmeyàng no matter what

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Dialogue

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

jīn nián lǚxíng nǐ xiǎng qù Rìběn háishì qù Hánguó
今年旅行你想去日本还去是韩国?
This year, would you rather travel to Japan or Korea?

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

nǐ shuō le suàn
你说了算!
Whatever you say goes!

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

qí shí wǒmen méi yǒu nàme duō qián
其实我们没有那么多钱
Actually, we don't have that much money.

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

yàobu lǚxíng jiù búqù le ba
要不旅行就不去了吧?
Why don't we just not go?

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

hǎo ba nǐ shuō le suàn
好吧你说了算!
Okay, whatever you say goes.

Example Sentence

Learn how to say whatever you say goes, you decide in Chinese!

bùguǎn zěnmeyang dōu nǐ shuō le suàn
不管怎么样都你说了算!
No matter what, you always get to decide.

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