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"I don't care" in chinese please? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-5-1 10:41:37 |Display all floors
Hi,
I know this place is to learn english, but I'm a foreigner who needs a phrase in chinese please.

"I don't care."
Please don't tell me to say 没关系, I mean something different.
I mean *I* don't care, though most other people might.

example:
I discover the dark brown tofu I'm eating has blood in it (我的豆腐有血), and I'm vegetarian (我吃素). I see the clerk regularly and feel we are friendly to each other, so I decide to tell her that if a foreigner asks if it's 素的, it is not  素的, because blood is from killing animals, just like meat. She apologizes and I say no,no it's ok, meiguanxi, meiguanxi... I know my chinese is bad and I know I can't ask properly, so I know I eat strange things, it's ok, meiguanxi...

I want to say that most people would care but *I* don't.

I don't care.

I want to say this other times but I don't know how.
I am not rich.  :L

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Post time 2007-5-1 10:49:08 |Display all floors
Possibilities:  不要紧(的); 我不介意。

*I* don't care, though most other people might: (我知道)有些人会介意,但是我不介意。

I think in your example, 没关系 is OK, too.  Or if you really want to put her at ease, you can also combine these expressions for emphasis, e.g., “不要紧(的), 我不介意。”  or  “没关系(的),我不介意。”

[ Last edited by jl2315 at 2007-4-30 09:50 PM ]

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Post time 2007-5-1 11:44:04 |Display all floors

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Hi:

You may also say "我无所谓,但多数人可能会介意“ 或”对(于)我来说(是)无所谓,但可能大多数人(都)会介意“

Hope it helps
:-)



[ Last edited by hly1234 at 2007-5-1 11:48 AM ]

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Post time 2007-5-4 03:13:30 |Display all floors

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Originally posted by freakyqi at 2007-5-1 10:41
Hi,
I know this place is to learn english, but I'm a foreigner who needs a phrase in chinese please.

"I don't care."
Please don't tell me to say 没关系, I mean something different ...





in fact,我不在乎(wo bu zai hu)is more widely used in our  life

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Post time 2007-7-11 23:18:34 |Display all floors

people in my place would say

没事( mei-shi )。

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