English translation of '既然'
⇒ 既然你知道错误了,为什么不及时纠正呢？(Jìrán nǐ zhīdào cuòwùle, wèishénme bù jíshí jiūzhèng ne?)
Since you knew you'd made a mistake, why didn't you put it right immediately?
⇒ 既然他执意要去,你就答应吧。(Jìrán tā zhíyì yào qù, nǐ jiù dāyìng ba.)
Seeing as he's determined to go, why don't you just agree to it?
Translation of 既然 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary