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越 Yuè Verb/Adj 越 yuè Verb /Adj 'the more ... the more'

我越吃越喜欢中国菜了。 Wǒ yuè chī yuè xǐhuān Zhōngguó cài le.
‘The more I eat it the more I like Chinese food.’

看着她越吃越胖,我很担忧。 Kànzhe tā yuè chī yuè pàng, wǒ hěn dānyōu.
‘Watching her getting fatter and fatter, I’m quite worried.’

他越说越气,最后怒冲冲地离开了。 Tā yuè shuō yuè qì,zuìhòu nùchōngchōngde líkāile.
‘He got angrier and angrier while talking, and stormed out (literally “left furiously”) at the end.’

这幅画让人越看越想买,真奇怪。 Zhè fú huà ràng rén yuè kàn yuè xiǎng mǎi, zhēn qíguài.
‘The longer people look at the painting, the more they want to buy it, which is really strange.’

这件事已经越描越黑,不要再解释了。 Zhè jiàn shì yǐjīng yuè miáo yuè hēi,bú yào zài jiěshì le.
‘The more this is described, the less clear it becomes; there’s no point in explaining it further.’

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