Last modified on 12 August 2014, at 04:08

与其

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ConjunctionEdit

与其

  1. rather than

Usage notesEdit

  • This is usually the first part of the rather than conjunctional construction and occurs before the unfavourable alternative. The second part of the construction contains the more favourable of the alternatives and is headed by 不如/宁可 (general use), 毋宁 (literary, formal) or 孰若 (literary, archaic).