Dating in Chinese

How do you tell someone they’re not your type, or you just want to be friends? After this free audio lesson you’ll know lots of useful words for dating in Chinese – after all, you don’t always know when those special (and not so special) moments might occur!
 
Listen to the native speakers on the audio, and practice saying the Chinese phrases aloud. Whether you’re dating or just making some friendly Chinese conversation, they might come in very useful.

Dating in Chinese

I love you in Chinese

一切都好吗?

Yíqiè dōu hǎoma?

Everything alright?

我想……

Wǒ xiǎng……

I would like to......

我非常想……

Wǒ fēicháng xiǎng……

I would love to......

当然。

Dāngrán。

Certainly

你要不要……?

Nǐ yàobuyào……?

Would you like......? (casual)

你想要……吗?

Nǐ xiǎngyào……ma?

Would you want......? (formal)

那太好了。

Nà tàihǎo le。

That is very nice.

很友善。

Hěn yǒushàn。

Very friendly.

我很喜欢。

Wǒ hěn xǐhuān。

I like that very much.

我不太喜欢。

Wǒ bútài xǐhuān。

I don’t like that very much.

有意思。

Yǒu yìsi。

That's fun.

没有意思。

Méiyǒu yìsi 。

That's no fun.

不客气。

Bú kèqi。

You're welcome.

What do you do when you meet someone and you realize that you are falling in love? Here are some phrases you can use......

我对你感兴趣。

Wǒ duìnǐ gǎnxìngqu。

I’m fond of you.

我很喜欢你。

Wǒ hěn xǐhuān nǐ。

I like you lots.

我非常喜欢你。

Wǒ fēicháng xǐhuān nǐ。

I like you very much.

我爱你。

Wǒ ài nǐ。

I love you.

You can ask someone out for a date by saying one of the following phrases......

你愿意和我约会吗?

Nǐ yuànyì hé wǒ yuēhuì ma?

Would you like to go out with me?

我想和你多呆一会儿。

Wǒ xiǎng hé nǐ duō dāi yìhuǐr。

I would like to spend more time with you.

我想带你出去吃晚饭。

Wǒ xiǎng dài nǐ chūqù chīwǎnfàn。

I would like to take you out for dinner.

我们一起散会儿步,好吗?

Wǒmen yìqǐ sànhuǐr bù hǎoma?

Let's go for a little walk together, shall we?

If the date went successful you might want to say......

那天过得很好。

Nàtiān guòde hěnhǎo。

That was a lovely day.

那天晚上过得很好。

Nàtiān wǎnshang guòde hěnhǎo。

That was a lovely evening.

Some more useful phrases when dating the man or woman of your dreams......

你看起来真棒!

Nǐ kànqǐlái zhēnbàng!

You look great!

你真甜。

Nǐ zhēn tián。

You are so sweet.

你是认真的吗?

Nǐ shì rènzhēnde ma?

Are you serious about us?

我想和你在一起。

Wǒ xiǎng hénǐ zàiyìqǐ。

I want to be with you.

嫁给我,好吗?

Jiàgěi wǒ,hǎoma?

Marry me, will you?

你是我的梦中情人。

Nǐ shì wǒde mèngzhōng qíngrén。

You are the man/woman of my dreams.

你太不可思议了!

nǐ tài bùkěsīyì le!

You are incredible!

If you are going out with someone who is not exactly what you were hoping for you could say......

我只想做朋友。

Wǒ zhǐxiǎng zuò péngyǒu。

I want to be just friends.

我没兴趣。

Wǒ méi xìngqù。

I’m not interested.

离我远点儿。

Lí wǒ yuǎndiǎnr。

Leave me alone.

你不是我喜欢的类型。

Nǐ búshì wǒ xǐhuān de lèixíng。

You are not my type.

走开!

Zǒukāi!

Go away!

Here are a few recommended Chinese lessons to try next!

Xià cì jiàn! (下次见!)

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