Wǒ jiǎngle bú suàn.
我 讲了 不 算。
I have no say in the matter. —From “李书福 (Lǐ Shūfú) Li Shufu,” the Chairman of Geely, in response to the question of Volvo’s future location in China, August 26, 2010 (Note: Geely bought Volvo on August 2, 2010).
Do you want to speak Chinese more fluently? First, you should take note of the words below:
“不算 (bú suàn)” is the short form of “不算数 (bú suànshù).” “不算数 (bú suànshù)” is the negative form of “算数 (suànshù)” or “算 (suàn).” “算数 (suànshù)” usually means to keep one’s promise, to be in charge, or to be important.
Tā shuōhuà cónglái bú suànshù.
他 说话 从来 不 算数。
He never keeps his promises.
Zhèlǐ wǒ shuōle suàn.
这里 我 说了 算。
I’m in charge of here.
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