Sample Sentences

放弃可惜
fàngqì tài kěxī le!
Giving up would be such a shame!

Intermediate

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放弃做不到
fàngqì nǐ wǒ zuò bu dào。
I can't give you up.

Intermediate

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虽然汉语但是不会放弃
suīrán hànyǔ hěn nán xué,dànshì wǒ bù huì fàngqì。
Although studying Chinese is difficult, I won't give up.

Elementary

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坚持才能成功不要中途放弃
jiānchí cáinéng chénggōng,bù yào zhōngtú fàngqì。
Only by persisting can you succeed. Don't give up halfway through.

Intermediate

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为了事业放弃休息时间
wèile shìyè,tā fàngqì le hěn duō xiūxi shíjiān。
He gave up a lot of relaxation time for his career.

Intermediate

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没有鼓励肯定早就放弃
méiyǒu nǐ de gǔlì,wǒ kěndìng zǎo jiù fàngqì le。
Without your encouragement I definitely would have given up a long time ago.

Intermediate

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迫不得已我们只好放弃了这次计划
pòbùdéyǐ,wǒmen zhǐhǎo fàngqì le zhècì de jìhuà。
After being forced, we had no choice but to give up this plan.

Upper-Intermediate

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生活种种压力只得放弃理想
Various pressures of life forced him to have to give up his ideals.

Intermediate

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这么机会哪能轻易放弃
zhème hǎo de yī ge jīhuì,nǐ nǎnéng qīngyì fàngqì ne?
Such a good opportunity-- how can you lightly throw it away?

Upper-Intermediate

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好不容易最后一关我们一定不能放弃
hǎobùróngyì cái chuǎng dào le zuìhòu yī guān,wǒmen yīdìng bùnéng fàngqì。
It was so difficult to get to the last level, we can't give up.

Upper-Intermediate

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现在大家知道他自己情愿放弃没有人劝过
xiànzài dàjiā zhīdào shì tā zìjǐ qíngyuàn fàngqì de,méiyǒu rén quàn guo tā。
Now everyone knows that he gave himself up; no one advised him to do it.

Upper-Intermediate

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这个机会难得不知道多少眼红怎么放弃
This opportunity is hard to come by, countless people envy you, how can you give it up?

Upper-Intermediate

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李小姐一点不要为了一时得失放弃未来发展
Lǐ xiǎojie,rén yào kàn yuǎn yīdiǎn。bùyào wèile yīshí de déshī fàngqì wèilái de fāzhǎn。
Ms. Li, you need to think long-term. Don't abandon future development over a moment's gain.

Upper-Intermediate

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创业的时候遇到挫折一直放弃
wǒ zài chuàngyè de shíhou yùdào guo hěn duō cuòzhé,dàn yīzhí dōu méi fàngqì。
When he was building his business he encountered many setbacks, but he never gave up.

Upper-Intermediate

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洋洋上进女孩子知道这个机会难得怎么舍得放弃
Yángyang,nǐ shì ge shàngjìn de nǚháizi,nǐ zhīdào zhè ge jīhuì hěn nándé,zěnme shěde fàngqì ne?
Yangyang, you’re an ambitious girl. You know this opportunity is really hard to come by. How can you be so willing to give up?

Upper-Intermediate

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可是一点儿不高兴甚至放弃
āi。kěshì tā yīdiǎnr yě bù gāoxìng,shènzhì huái xiǎng fàngqì ne!
Agh. But he's not happy about it at all. He's even thinking about forfeiting it.

Advanced

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完全最初挑战手排实在后来干脆放弃
wǒ wánquán dǒng,wǒ zuìchū yě xiǎng tiǎozhàn shǒupái,dàn really tài nán,wǒ hòulái gāncuì fàngqì。
I completely understand, I originally tried to learn manual when I first learned, but it really was too difficult, so I just gave up on it.

Upper-Intermediate

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经过讨论我们总算决定放弃这个计划
jīngguò sān gè duō yuè de tǎolùn,wǒmen zǒngsuàn juédìng fàngqì zhè ge jìhuà。
After more than three months of discussion, we finally decided to give up on this project.

Upper-Intermediate

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当然告诉现在我们主动国家被动争取条件干嘛放弃
dāngrán lo!wǒ gàosu nǐ,xiànzài shì wǒmen zhǔdòng,guójiā bèidòng。néng zhēngqǔ gèng hǎo de tiáojiàn,gànmá fàngqì?
Of course! Let me tell you, nowadays we're the ones who have to take the initiative; the country is passive. If we are able to fight for better terms, why the heck would you give up?

Upper-Intermediate

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