Chinese Expressions: 7 Heart-warming Things to Say to Your Friends [PART 2]

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In the first part of this mini-series we covered 7 Chinese expressions to encourage and show appreciation for our friends.

Continuing along this theme, here's part 2 with more words of positivity!

Word-For-Word Breakdown Of The Chinese Expressions From The Video

 不要放弃你的梦想!

 bù yào fàng qì nǐ de mèng xiǎng!

Don’t give up on your dreams!

  • 不要 bù yào: don't
  • 放弃 fàng qì: give up
  • 你的 nǐ de: your
  • 梦想 mèng xiǎng: dreams

 你要坚强勇敢。你可以做到的!

 nǐ yào jiān qiáng yǒng gǎn. nǐ kě yǐ zuò dào de!

Be strong and courageous. You can do this!

  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 要 yào: to demand / to request / to coerce
  • 坚强  jiān qiáng: strong
  • 勇敢  yǒng gǎn: courageous
  • 可以 kě yǐ: can
  • 做到 zuò dào: to accomplish / to achieve
  • 的 de: particle

 你可以度过这个难关的。

 nǐ kě yǐ dù guò zhè gè nán guān de.

You’ ll get through this.

  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 可以 kě yǐ: can
  • 度过 dù guò:  to get through
  • 这个 zhè gè: this
  • 难关 nán guān: difficulty / crisis
  • 的 de: particle

 每个人都需要像你这样的朋友。

 měi gè rén dōu xū yào xiàng nǐ zhè yàng de péng yǒu.

Everyone needs a friend like you.

  • 每个人 měi gè rén: everyone
  • 都 dōu: all
  • 需要 xū yào:  need
  • 像 xiàng: like
  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 这样 zhè yàng: this kind of / so / this way / like this / such
  • 的 de: particle
  • 朋友 péng yǒu: friend

 你有一颗金子般的心。

 nǐ yǒu yī kē jīn zi bān de xīn.

You have a heart of gold.

  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 有 yǒu: have
  • 一颗 yī kē: a
  • 金子 jīn zi: gold
  • 般  bān: sort / kind
  • 的 de: particle
  • 心 xīn: heart

 我知道你会为我加油。你太好了!

 wǒ zhī dào nǐ huì wèi wǒ jiā yóu. nǐ tài hǎo le!

I knew you’d know how to cheer me up. You’re amazing!

  • 我 wǒ: I
  • 知道 zhī dào: know
  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 会 huì: will
  • 为 wèi: for / to
  • 加油 jiā yóu:  to cheer sb up
  • 太好了tài hǎo le: amazing

 你真是一个战士。我爱你永不放弃。

 nǐ zhēn shì yī gè zhàn shì. wǒ ài nǐ yǒng bù fàng qì.

You’ re such a fighter. I love that you never give up.

  • 你 nǐ: you
  • 真是 zhēn shì: indeed / truly 
  • 一个 yī gè: a
  • 战士 zhàn shì: fighter
  • 我 wǒ: I
  • 爱 ài: love
  • 永不 yǒng bù: never
  • 放弃 fàng qì: give up

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