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Hi :) can u tell me the difference between 可是 and 但是? please
Feb 21, 2014 6:35 AM
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in my opinion, there is no difference,but the latter is more formal.
February 21, 2014
it is hard to tell thedifference in spoken english, however they can be differed. 但是 is turning while 可是 is concessive.
February 21, 2014
Just remember that we place a "虽然“ in the first part of the sentence when we are using these two. Hope it helps.
February 21, 2014
you don't need to be entangled with this i'm a Chinese , i think it's no different in spoken .
February 21, 2014
The former is a little stronger when describing a dilemma situation in some cases, but anyway they could be used alternatively, sometimes native people cannot even tell the difference between them.
February 21, 2014
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Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Nahuatl, Spanish
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Chinese (Mandarin), Nahuatl