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倒不如
Simplified 倒不如
Traditional 倒不如
Pin Yin
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English
  • may as well
  • might as well
  • rather
Examples:
1. 快乐与其说在于财富倒不如说在于健康。
Happiness hinges not so much on wealth as on health.
2. 与其说他作了一个前后连贯的分析,倒不如说他描绘了一系列出色的场景。
He developed less a coherent analysis than a series of brilliant tableaux.
3. 我躺下来与其说是要睡觉,倒不如说是要思考。
I lay down not so much to sleep as to think.
4. 我与其嫁给他,倒不如去死算了。
I might as well die as marry him.
5. 与其做这个倒不如叫我死。
I'd sooner die than do this sort of thing.
6. 与其欲火攻心,倒不如结婚为妙。
It is better to marry than to burn.
7. 与其说它是棕色的,倒不如说是灰色的。
It is more grey than brown.
8. 与其说是游泳池,倒不如说它更象一条河湾。
It was more like the bend of a river than a bath.
9. 与其说海洋分割世界倒不如说它们将世界连成一体。
Oceans don't so much divide the world as unite it.
10. 与其说这是本语法书, 倒不如说是一本词典。
The book seems to be more a dictionary than one on grammar.