同 tung4 vs 同埋 tung4 maai4

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The confusing words of this post is 同 tung4 and 同埋 tung4 maai4, they both mean “and,” but they have other uses in different situations.

“And”

"I like to eat orange and apple"
ngo5 zung1 ji3 sik6 caang2 tung4 ping4 gwo2
我鐘意食 橙  蘋果

"I like to eat orange and apple"
ngo5 zung1 ji3 sik6 caang2 tung4 maai4 ping4 gwo2
我鐘意食 橙 同埋 蘋果

“With”

"I like to play ball games with you"
ngo5 zung1 ji3 tung4 nei5 daa2 bo1
我鐘意  你打波

"I like to play ball games together with you"
ngo5 zung1 ji3 tung4 maai4 nei5 jat1 cai4 daa2 bo1
我鐘意 同埋一齊 打波

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