How to Argue in Chinese: 25 Useful Expressions

How to argue in Chinese

While attending your Chinese Classes you will learn how to meet and greet people, how to introduce yourself and how to invite someone to an event or for dinner. If you are lucky some of your teachers might also teach you one or two “naughty words” in Mandarin, but will you ever learn how to handle a verbal fight or how to argue in Chinese?

Well, you will now be familiar with our 25 useful expressions! We’ll teach you how to argue and curse in Chinese to a basic level.

Before we start let’s make clear that, just like every beauty queen does, all we really want is world peace. Unfortunately, not only love but also rudeness is all around us. Therefore, one day you might need to use one of the following rhetorical questions to express your sharp criticism of someone because of his behaviour or actions. Let’s dive in and get you ready for any potential future disagreement!

Nǐ kàn shénme kàn
What are you looking at?!

Nǐ zěnme huí shì
What’s wrong with you?!

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méi zhǎng yǎn a
Are you blind or something?!

Nǐ fēngle ma
Are you crazy?

Nǐ yǐwéi nǐ shì shéi
Who do you think you are?!

Nǐ yǐwéi nǐ zài gēn shéi shuōhuà
Who do you think you’re talking to?!

Nǐ de nǎozi jìn shuǐ a
Are you out of your mind??!

Nǐ yǒu bìng a
Are you nuts?!

Learn how to argue in Chinese!

Learn how to argue in Chinese!

And now it’s time to learn some slightly more stinging statements. Strap in:

Bié fán wǒ
Don’t bother me

Guān nǐ pì shì
It is none of your goddamned business!

Bié nàyàng hé wǒ shuōhuà
Don’t talk to me like that!

Bié gēn wǒ húchě
Don’t give me your sh*t

bié zhǎo jiēkǒu
Don’t give me your excuses!

Cóng wǒ miànqián xiāoshī
Get out of my face!

Nà shì nǐ de wèntí
That’s your problem!

bié zài làngfèi wǒ de shíjiānle
Don’t waste my time!

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wǒ dū nìle
I’m sick of this!

Bì zuǐ
Shut up!

Maybe you could also add some kind of insult to add a little bit of extra bite?

Nǐ zhēnshi yīgè fèiwù
You’re just a good for nothing bum!

nǐ shìgè húnqiú
You’re a douchebag!

Nǐ zhēn ràng wǒ xīn
You make me sick!

 And finally, this is how you put an end to the matter…

Wǒ zhēn hòuhuǐ zhè bèizi yù dào nǐ!
I wish I never met you before!

Nǐ huì hòuhuǐ de
You will regret this!

Wǒ bù yuàn zàijiàn dào nǐ!
I never want to see your face again!

Gǔn kāi!
Get lost!

China is a friendly country so hopefully they'll be more love and hate!

China is a friendly country so hopefully they’ll be more love and hate!

With the hope that you will only use these sentences while kidding with your friends, I leave you with the most famous pacifist slogan in Chinese….

Yào ài, bùyào zhànzhēng
Make love, not war!

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