Intermediate: conjunction yú shì 于是

Study the uses of the conjunction yú shì in Chinese

Conjunction yú shì于是 indicates succession of two actions, often being the second consequence of the first one, similar to so, therefore, as a result or hence, in English. It can be used both before and after the subject.

连词,表示后一件事承接前一件事,后一件事是前一件事引起的。可以用于主语前或主语后。

Traffic jams are very common on rush hour, therefore is better to ride bike to work. shàng xià bān gāo fēng shí jiān jīng cháng dǔ chē, yú shì hěn duō rén bú yòng qì chē ér yòng zì háng chē 上下班高峰时间经常堵车,于是很多人不用汽车而用自行车。
He is sick, therefore he took some days off to rest at home. tā shēng bìng le,yú shì tā qǐng le jiǎ huí jiā xiū xī liǎng tiān 他生病了,于是他请了假回家休息两天。
His family move East, so they sold their house to their colleagues. tā men quán jiā dōu bān qù le dōng bù,yú shì tā men zài zhè lǐ fáng zǐ jiù mài gěi le tā men de tóng shì 他们全家都搬去了东部,于是他们在这里房子就卖给了他们的同事。
It is raining, so we decided to stay home and watch a movie. xià yǔ le,yú shì wǒ men jué dìng huí jiā kàn diàn yǐng 下雨了,于是我们决定回家看电影。
His favourite singer just released a new album, so he borrow money from his sister to buy it. tā zuì xǐ huān de gē shǒu chū le xīn de zhuān jí,yú shì tā mǎ shàng zhǎo jiě jiě jiè le qián qù mǎi 他最喜欢的歌手出了新的专辑,于是他马上找姐姐借了钱去买。