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Outstanding: 出色 (chūsè) and 优秀 (yōuxiù) Qing Wen

Outstanding: 出色 (chūsè) and 优秀 (yōuxiù)
Jenny, David, Ryan
QW0376
Intermediate
words, grammar, questions

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ChinesePod member fabrizioItaly has asked about the difference between 出色 and 优秀, both of which can mean excellent, outstanding or remarkable, but it wouldn't be ChinesePod if we didn't throw a few more into the pot. Although you'll often be understood whichever word you use, it's always good to be aware of the subtle differences in usage and connotation, so check it out and then tell us which one would be the most appropriate to translate Bill and Ted's catchphrase in the classic 80s film.

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