"Her mouth is small and cute."

Translation:她的嘴巴很小,很可爱。

November 22, 2017

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/NasuSamaruk0

I can also find that 她的嘴巴很小,也很可爱。 is also correct in terms of emphasis.

November 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RebeccaJ376064

or 他的嘴巴又小又可爱

November 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tmjmt

In these, they're testing one form of the grammar it appears, so its best to look at their word bank.

January 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/leowtyx

Yes, but unnatural.

January 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM
  • 1501

Why? I don't find it weird to say “也很…” for the complement.

January 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Celticfiddleguy

I agree, "很小,也很可爱" is just fine.

March 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/matthew_reese27

I think using 又小又可爱 is more idiomatically Chinese.

December 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM
  • 1501

It depends. There is nuance between 又…又… and 很…很…

  • Duplicates are allowed in the 很 series but not in the 又 series. You can say 很小很小 (very very small), but not 又小又小.
  • With 很…很… the description can advance by degrees: 很慢很仔细 (patiently slow and cautious)
  • Contradiction are allowed with 又: 又好又坏 (both kind and bad, be kind in some aspects, bad in another)
January 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ChaosScroll

Possibly creepy

February 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jim140738

他的嘴巴又小又可爱 why not?

September 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jamtintraders

FYI creepy

July 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RuhRoh1

Wow someone was happy. Good for you.

December 4, 2017
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