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Intensifying with "duo"

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One way to intensify a sentence is to make it an exclamation. To do this, you can use 多 (duō).

Structure

As well as asking about degree, you can also use 多 (duō) to intensify adjectives.

Subj. + 多 + Adj.

Examples

  • 一个人 好! Yīgèrén duō hǎo!It's so nice being alone!
  • 你 女儿 聪明 啊! Nǐ nǚér duō cōngming a! Your daughter is so smart!
  • 今天 天气 舒服 !Jīntiān tiānqì duō shūfu! Today's weather is so nice!
  • 你 看 这 个 地方 , 美 啊!Nǐ kàn zhège dìfang, duō měi a! Look at this place, it is so beautiful!
  • 学 中文 有意思 啊!Xué Zhōngwén duō yǒu yìsi a!Studying Chinese is so interesting!
  • 坐 地铁 方便!Zuò dìtiě duō fāngbiàn!How convenient it is to take the metro!
  • 你 看 这 个 小狗, 可爱!Nǐ kàn zhège xiǎogǒu, duō kě'ài!Look at this puppy! It is so cute!
  • 这样 做 麻烦!Zhèyàng zuò duō máfan! Doing it this way is so troublesome!
  • 这些 菜 好吃 啊!Zhèxiē cài duō hǎochī a! These foods are so delicious!
  • 你 男朋友 帅 啊!Nǐ nánpéngyou duō shuài a! Your boyfriend is so handsome!

多 (duō) can be compared to 很 (hěn) in this case. If you use 很 (hěn) instead of 多 (duō), the meaning is basically the same. However 很 (hěn) is also used to make simple "noun + adjective" sentences, which might not be exclamatory at all, whereas 多 (duō) is used only for excited exclamations.

See also

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