The first half of my life 7
le méi "
is an oral expression of yes-no question. Its meaning is the same as “verb+了吗 le ma”
nĭ chīfàn le méi ？
Have you eaten yet?
nĭ xué zhōngwén le méi ？
Have you learned Chinese?
can begin a yes-no question. The meaning is the same as “吗 ma”
nĭ yàobúyào qù xué xiào ？
Do you want to go to school?
nĭ chībùchī fàn ？
Do you want to have dinner?
liăng +measure word"
can be used in oral to express doing something in a short period or with a small amount.
nĭ chī liăngkŏufàn zàizŏu ba 。
Have some food then leave.
wŏ zhī hé tā shuōle liăngjùhuà 。
I just talked a few words with him.
is an adverb with many uses. One of them is to show the conditions and results. “才 cái ” can be used in the clause to emphasize.
tā zuòwánle zuòyè cái qùwánr 。
He finished his homework before he went to play.
xĭle shŏu cáinéng chīfàn 。
Wash your hands before you eat.
means the things or time before something.
shuìjiàoqián wŏyào hēyìbēi niúnăi 。
I need to drink a glass of milk before sleep.
kăoshìqián wŏyào kànshū 。
I need to review before the test.
zhī jiān ”
means between or among.
wŏmen zhījiān yŏu hĕnduō wèntí 。
There are many problems between us.
péngyou zhījiān yīnggāi hùxiāngbāngzhù 。
Friends should help each other.
is an adverb means have to.
wŏ míngtiān dĕiqù gōngzuò 。
I have to work tomorrow.
nĭdĕi fùxí zhōngwénkè 。
You have to review the Chinese lessons.