Sample Sentences

省得
shěngde
so as to save (or avoid)

Intermediate

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省钱
xiǎng shěngqián jiù bié pà lèi!
You shouldn't spare any effort if you want to save money!

Intermediate

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每个简称
měi ge shěng dōu yǒu yī ge jiǎnchēng?
Does every province have an abbreviation?

Intermediate

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你们新年反省自己
nǐmen guò xīnnián yào fǎnxǐng zìjǐ?
You have to reflect on yourself on the New Year?

Intermediate

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车子好处省油
zhè liàng chēzi de hǎochu shì shěngyóu。
The advantage of this car is that it saves gas.

Intermediate

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车子优点省油
zhè liàng chēzi de yōudiǎn shì shěngyóu
This car's good point is its fuel efficiency.

Intermediate

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专业人士理财省事省心
qǐng zhuānyè rénshì gěi nǐ lǐcái,jì shěngshì yòu shěngxīn。
Hiring a specialist to help manage your money saves you both trouble and worry.

Upper-Intermediate

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安慰一下省得伤心过度
kuài qù ānwèi tā yīxià,shěngde tā shāngxīn guòdù。
Hurry up and comfort her, to save the hassle of her being too broken-hearted.

Intermediate

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省得
bù kàn la,shěngde nǐ xián wǒ lǎo。
I don't want to watch it, and it'll save me having to hear you go on about how old I am.

Upper-Intermediate

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算了大二省省心
suàn le ba,tā dōu dà èr le,nǐ jiù shěngsheng xīn ba。bié guǎn de tài yán le。
Oh come on, he's already a college sophomore. Just take it easy. Don't keep him on too short a leash.

Upper-Intermediate

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浙江西面浙江安徽江西福建交界
zài Zhèjiāng de xīmiàn。tā shì Zhèjiāng、Ānhuī、Jiāngxī hé Fújiàn sì ge shěng de jiāojiè。
It's in western Zhejiang. It's where the four provinces of Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, and Fujian come together.

Intermediate

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孩子省心天天外面闹事
zhè háizi zhēn bù ràng rén shěngxīn,tiāntiān zài wàimian nàoshì。
This child doesn't let anybody rest easy. Everyday he goes out and stirs up trouble.

Upper-Intermediate

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你们这下省心
yǒu nǐmen lái bāng wǒ,zhèxià wǒ kě jiù shěngxīn le。
With you guys coming to help, now I can rest easy.

Upper-Intermediate

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这些省不了
zhèxiē dōu shì gāi huā de qián,shěngbùliǎo。
This is money we have to spend. There's no way to cut it.

Upper-Intermediate

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洗澡省得到时候不到龙头
wǔ diǎn。wǒ xiǎng xiān qù xǐzǎo,shěngde dàoshíhou qiǎng bùdào lóngtou。
Five o'clock. I want to get a shower first, to avoid not being able to get a tap.

Intermediate

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朋友已经省得
nǐ péngyou yǐjīng zuì le,kuài bǎ tā sòng huí jiā,shěngde tā tù zài chē lǐ。
Your friend is already drunk. Take him home quickly, to save the hassle of him vomiting in the car.

Intermediate

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省得这里饿
kuài bǎ zhè zhī gǒu sòng huí jiā,shěngde zài zhèlǐ è sǐ。
Take the dog home quickly to save the hassle of it starving here.

Intermediate

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好像下雨记得省得到时候淋湿
tiān hǎoxiàng yào xiàyǔ le,jìde dài sǎn,shěngde dàoshíhou línshī le。
It looks like it is going to rain. Remember to take an umbrella, lest you get soaked.

Intermediate

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省得借口懒鬼附身
shěngde nǐ jièkǒu lǎnguǐ fùshēn ā!
To save you the excuse of saying you've been possessed by a lazy bones!

Advanced

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不是今年现在开始应该省着点好好存钱
bùshì,wǒ jīnnián xiǎng huàn chē,cóng xiànzài kāishǐ yīnggāi shěngzhediǎn,hǎohāo cúnqián。
No, I want to trade in my car this year, so from now on I should spend a little less and make an effort to save up some money.

Intermediate

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