Chinese Grammar: Expressing “even” with “连...都 / 也.”
In Chinese, there are lots of patterns used in an associate contextual clause or a composed sentence. In fact, we’ve already learned many of them to express cause and effect, making suppositions or concessions, and more. You guys may notice that in these grammatical structures, some conjunction words always show up to link the structure and ensure the sentence functions well.
When expressing determination in Chinese, sometimes you need to add an extra explanation to stress a certain unexpected situation or something surprising.
Using it for comparison
This structure 连...都/也 can be used to compare two situations. If you add a 不如 after 都/也, you'll express that you are surprised by one of the situations or comparing to the other one. Attention here usually the part after 连 is used to emphasize in the comparison.
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