Chinese language vocabulary 汉语词汇

What does it mean?

Shǔ yī shǔ èr means someone or something is extraordinarily good. Here shǔ is to count.  and èr means one and two. The whole phrase means if it’s not the best, it’s also considered as the second-best.

How to use? 

The usage of this idiom is like an adjective. For example:


       Tā de Hàn yǔ shuǐ pínɡ zài wǒ men bān shì shù yī shù èr de. 

       His Chinese level is extremely good in our class. 


       Mǎ lì zài xué xiào lǐ shì shù yī shù èr de hào xué shenɡ.

       Mary is a top class student in the school.

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