Secondhand

Here’s a really straightforward word to add to your vocabulary. Just like the English word and used in exactly the same way – secondhand.

二手

Èrshǒu
secondhand

I’m sure you can guess from the image above, the disgusted look on the child’s face was caused by secondhand smoke: 二手菸(Èrshǒu yān). Smoking aside, if you want to save some cash you might consider buying some secondhand goods: 二手貨(二手货 Èrshǒu huò)such as a secondhand car 二手車(二手车 Èrshǒu chē) or secondhand TV 二手電視(二手电视 Èrshǒu diànshì), easy 吧!?