Difference between revisions of "Negative commands with "buyao""

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Revision as of 05:29, 18 March 2013

You can use 不要 (bùyào) to mean "don't".


Negative commands in Chinese ("do not" or "don't") are formed with 不要. Usually the subject is omitted, as in English.

不要 + Verb + Object


  • 不要 说话!Don't speak!
  • 不要 推 我!Don't push me!
  • 不要 说谎!Don't lie!

See also