不但。。。而且 Not only…but also..

 

不但  bú dàn。。。而且  ér qiě  Not only…but also…

Here are the example sentences mentioned in the video:

xióng xiān shēng bú dàn zuò shì màn, ér qiě xiào lǜ dī
熊 先 生 不 但 做 事 慢,而 且 效 率 低。

Mr Bear not only work at very slow pace but also has low efficiency. 

zhè ge mài kè fēng bú dàn hǎo yòng, ér qiě pián yí
这个麦克风不但好用, 而且便宜。

This Microphone is not only useful but also cheap. 

a gan bú dàn lǎn duò, ér qiě tān chī
阿甘不但懒惰,而且贪吃。

A Gan not only lazy but also greedy (on food).  

贪吃 gluttonous / voracious

bú dàn cōng míng, ér qiě shàn liáng
Chelsea 不但聪明, 而且善良。

Chelsea not only clever but also kind-hearted. 

zhè jiàn yī fú bú dàn bù hǎo kàn, ér qiě hái hěn guì
这件衣服不但不好看,而且还很贵。

This top not only doesn’t look good, but also very expensive. 

Xià mén bú dàn fēng jǐng hǎo ér qiě nà lǐ de rén men yě dōu fēi cháng de rè qíng yǒu hǎo
厦门不但风景好,而且那里的人们也都非常的热情友好。

Xiamen not only has great scenery but people there are also very welcoming and friendly. 

yīng guó de dōng tiān bú dàn lěng, ér qiě fēng hěn dà
英国的冬天不但冷,而且风很大。

Winter in England is not only cold but also very windy. 

bú dàn chī hěn duō, ér qiě bú ài zuò yùn dòng
Chelsea 不但吃很多,而且不爱做运动。

Chelsea not only eats lots but also does not like doing exercise.

zhè cì de wén huà zhī lǚ bú dàn hǎo wán , ér qiě yǒu yì yì
这次的文化之旅不但好玩,而且有意义

This culture trip not only fun but also very meaningful. 

 

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