Translation of "or else" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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or else

B2 used to say what will happen if another thing does not happen

We must be there by six, or else we'll miss the beginning. 我们一定要在6点前赶到那里,要不然就会错过开场。

B2 used to compare two different things or situations

She's either really talkative and you can't shut her up or else she's silent. 她要么滔滔不绝,你都堵不上她的嘴,要么就一言不发。

informal used as a threat, sometimes humorously

He'd better find it quickly, or else (= or I will punish him in some way)! 他最好马上找到它,要不然,哼!

(Translation of “or else” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)