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is a word that often used before Rhetorical questions, we use the form of a question to emphasize a point, and, as such, the question does not require an answer.
nĭ nándào zhēnde shă ma ？
Are you really stupid?
nĭmen nándào bùxiăng wèndiăn shénme ma ？
Don’t you want to ask something?
is use to list examples in order to prove or explain a point of conversation.
nĭmen kĕyĭ zhŭnbèi yìxiē xīfāngcài 。 bĭrúshuō ： shālā ， hànbăo hé pīsa 。
You can prepare some western food, such as salad, hamburger and pizza.
nĭ bùxiăng zhīdào tāde xiāoxi ma ？ bĭrúshuō ， tā zàinăr ， tā jiéhūn le méiyŏu ？
Don’t you want to know something about her? For example, where is she? Is she married?
In order to say that something occurred"just now", use the time noun 刚才 gāngcái . It can be placed in front of the verb or the subject of a statement. This grammar structure is pretty straightforward. Similar to the English "just now," you can put 刚才 gāngcái right before the verb in a sentence. It can also come before or after the subject.
tā gāngcái háizài kàndiànshì ， xiànzài jiùzài shuìjiào le 。
She was watching TV just now, and she is sleeping at the moment.
nĭ gāngcái shuō shénme le ？
What did you say just now?
Reduplication of verbs is the way of express “a little bit” or “briefly” by repeating a verb. It creates a casual tone, and a sense that whatever the action is, it's not going to take long.
wŏ xiăng chūqù zŏuzou 。
I want to have a walk.
nĭ yīnggāi shúxi shúxi huánjìng 。
You should get familiar with the surroundings.
has many usages in Chinese. One of the most impotent usages is the Degree Complement.Degree complements can modify both verbs and adjectives, but remember, they always come after the word they modify. Is used to describe how well an action is done or a verb happened or assess its quality.
zuótiān wănshang wŏ shuìde bùhăo 。
I didn’t sleep very well last night.
diànshì de shēngyīn kāide hĕndà 。
The TV is really loud.
duì … lái jiǎng/shuō
means "To someone or for someone. The pattern is: “对 duì+ Person+ 来说 lái shuō ”。
duìwŏláishuō xuéxí zhōngwén tài róngyì le 。
It is easy for me to learn Chinese.
duì xuésheng láijiăng ， zuì zhòngyào de shìqing shì xuéxí 。
For students, studying is the most important.