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Study Finds Many Post-90s Generation Chinese Enjoy Staying Home
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Simplified Traditional
Keywords
90后 - hòu - the 90s (decade) / born in the 90s
喜欢 - xǐhuan - to like
宅 - zhái - to stay in at home / to hang around at home (coll.)
家 - jiā - home
报告 - bàogào - to report / a report
宅男 - zháinán - a guy who stays at home all the time / guy geek
宅女 - zháinǚ - a girl who stays at home all the time / girl geek
留 - liú - to stay / to leave / to remain
事 - shì - matter / thing / item
玩 - wán - to play / to have fun
手机 - shǒujī - mobile phone / cell phone
女孩儿 - nǚháir - girl
同一 - tóngyī - identical / the same
城市 - chéngshì - city
说话 - shuōhuà - to speak / to say / to talk
外卖 - wàimài - take out (food)
懒 - lǎn - lazy
生活 - shēnghuó - to live / life / livelihood
方式 - fāngshì - way / manner / style / mode
Grammar
(在)...里 - Expressing "in / inside…" with "(zài)...lǐ"
一个报告说,现在很多中国的90后喜欢一个人在家里。
他们喜欢在家,是因为他们可以在家里做很多他们喜欢做的事。
一个90后的女孩儿说, 她不工作的时候,喜欢一个人在家里。

Possibility 1 + 或(者) + Possibility 2 - Expressing "or…" with "Possibility 1 + huò(zhě) + Possibility 2" (mostly used for declarative sentences)
人们叫他们宅男或宅女。

Result,因为 + Reason - Expressing "because…" to explain the reason with "Result,yīnwèi + Reason"
他们喜欢在家,是因为他们可以在家里做很多他们喜欢做的事。

Subject + 可以 + Verb + Object - Expressing that the subject "can / may" perform an action with "Subject + kěyǐ + Verb + Object" (means "may" or "to be allowed to" and can expresses having another person's permission)
他们喜欢在家,是因为他们可以在家里做很多他们喜欢做的事。

Phrase + 的 + Noun - Expressed to link a noun to a preceding phrase with "Phrase + de + Noun"
他们喜欢在家,是因为他们可以在家里做很多他们喜欢做的事。
他们最喜欢做的事是玩手机。

最 + Adj. / Verb - Expressing "most / the most / -est" with "zuì + Adj. ' Verb"
他们最喜欢做的事是玩手机。

...的时候 /...时 - Expressing "when…" with "...de shí​hou / ...shí​"
一个90后的女孩儿说, 她不工作的时候,喜欢一个人在家里。
想吃饭的时候,她会叫外卖。

Statement, 但是… - Expressing "but / however…" with "Statement,dàn​shì…" (a bit more formal than 可是)
她和朋友都住在同一个城市,但是她们只用微信说话。
很多人说,这些90后的宅男宅女很懒,但是也有人说他们的生活方式让很多人找到工作。

只(有) + Verb / Noun Phrase - Expressing "only…" with "zhǐ(yǒu) + Verb / Noun Phrase"
她和朋友都住在同一个城市,但是她们只用微信说话。

用 + Verb / Noun Phrase + (来) + Verb Phrase 2 - Expressing a way or a method to do sth with "yòng + Verb / Noun Phrase 1 + lái + Verb Phrase 2" (in this phrase 来 is optional)
她和朋友都住在同一个城市,但是她们只用微信说话。

Subject + 会 + Verb / Adverb - Expressing that sth "will" happen or that sb "will" do sth with "Subject + huì + Verb / Adverb"
想吃饭的时候,她会叫外卖。

这些 / 那些 + Noun - Expressing "these / those…" with "zhè​xiē + Noun"
很多人说,这些90后的宅男宅女很懒,但是也有人说他们的生活方式让很多人找到工作。

Subject + 让 + Sb / Sth + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing "to make or let sb / sth to do sth" with "Subject + ràng + sb / sth + Verb / Verb Phrase" (causative verb)
很多人说,这些90后的宅男宅女很懒,但是也有人说他们的生活方式让很多人找到工作。

Verb + 到 (+了) - Expressing that an action is finished or completed with "Verb + dào(le)"
很多人说,这些90后的宅男宅女很懒,但是也有人说他们的生活方式让很多人找到工作。
Proper Nouns
微信 - Wēixìn - WeChat (mobile text and voice messaging service)
Idioms

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