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不要 Bú yào 'don't'

小心不要着凉。 Xiǎoxīn bú yào zháoliáng.
‘Take care and don’t catch cold.’

不要一心两用。 Bú yào yì xīn liǎng yòng.
‘Don't think of two things at the same time.’

她很会撒谎,你不要相信她。 Tā hěn huì sāhuǎng, nǐ bú yào xiāngxìn tā.
‘She is good at telling lies, don’t trust her.’

你不要这样对爸爸说话,很伤人。 Nǐ bú yào zhèyàng duì bàba shuōhuà, hěn shāngrén.
‘You shouldn’t talk to your dad like that, it is very hurtful.’

不要以为你可以强迫我们做不喜欢的事情。 Bú yào yǐwéi nǐ kěyǐ qiángpò wǒmen zuò bù xǐhuān de shìqing.
‘Do not think you can force us to do anything we don’t like.’

别 Bié 'don't' is a contraction of 不要.

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