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danshi

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What life means to us is determined, not so much by what life brings to us as by the attitude we bring to life; not so much by what happens to us as by our reaction to what happens.
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Mandarin

simpl. and trad.
但是

Pronunciation

Adverb

danshi (Pinyin dànshì, traditional and simplified 但是)

  1. (literary) merely by; just by ... alone

Conjunction

danshi (Pinyin dànshì, traditional and simplified 但是)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) but
    zhe jian canting de shiwu haochi, danshi hen gui. — The food of this restaurant is delicious, but it is very expensive.
    (zhè jiān cāntīng de shíwù hǎochī, dànshì hěn guì. — 这间餐厅的食物好吃,但是很贵.)

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