Grammar Point Summary

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【为什么 - why】

You can express "why" using 为什么 (为什么: literally "for what"). Note, unlike English, 为什么 is always placed AFTER the subject of a sentence.

     为什么不开心啊? 为什么你不开心啊?

     Why are you unhappy?

     小弟弟为什么老是哭啊? Why is young brother always crying?

     你为什么老是问我? Why did you always asking me?

     你为什么不吃早饭? Why didn't you eat breakfast?

     你为什么不做早饭? Why didn't you make breakfast?