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People, learn this word because it's essential! [Read more]
  
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不 is an adverb expressing negation, negating the existence of this state in the present time. E.g. 我喜欢下雨,不喜欢下雪 ... [Read more]
  
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In the case where number "1" appears alone or when the speaker is giving a telephone number that contains "1", then the number will be spoken as "yao" in the first tone. [Read more]
  
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In this entry, 会 is an auxiliary verb expressing two aspects of meanings: 1) ability, 2) possibility. - When 会 expresses ability, it must be an ability or skill that is acquired throug ... [Read more]
  
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"个" is the most widely used measure word. It can be used before any noun that doesn't have its own fixed measure word. [Read more]
  
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There is another form of this word used in Taiwan and Hong Kong, it's 妳。 It's pronounced the same but written differently(duh) [Read more]
  
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就 and 只 can both mean “only”. Sometimes they are interchangeable. What are their differences? 1. When we direct the meaning of “only” to the object in a sentence ... [Read more]
  
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1. 呢 can be used at the end of a statement to show that an action or a state is in progress or continuation. Example 1. 他们在吃饭呢。 [phr] They are ... [Read more]
  
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This is essential for foreigners in China, as everybody there starts their sentence with Ni Hao. [Read more]
  
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In Chinese, there are two categories of measure words: those indicating units of persons or things, and those indicating the frequency of an action. As a measure word, 趟 belongs to both groups. ... [Read more]
  
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"张" is a measure word for paper, bank cards, forms, photos, tickets, paintings, etc., things that are flat and thin. It can also be used on certain pieces of furniture, such as ... [Read more]
  
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There are three important structural particles, and 得 is one of them. The other two are 地 and 的. These structural particles indicate grammatical relations. Their pronunciation is ... [Read more]
  
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Here is how you can make sense of this character. It consists of this shape 亻 which stands for a man, plus this shape 主 which consists of a dab 丶 plus king 王. if you put th ... [Read more]
  
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一直 is used to indicate: 1. that an action or a state is continuous. E.g.1 上午我一直在写作业,没有休 ... [Read more]