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了 / CHANGE OF STATE

 

 
 
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To indicate that the situation has changed, is changing or is about to change, we simply put  /le/ at the very end of a sentence

CAREFUL:  /le/ placed right behind the verb indicates FINISHED ACTION

 

EXAMPLES

I used to know it before, now I don't know it, it seems I've forgot.
以前 我 知道,现在 我 不 知道 了,我 好像 忘 了。
Yǐqián wǒ zhīdào, xiànzài wǒ bù zhīdào le, wǒ hǎoxiàng wàng le.
It's late, it seems he won't come.
很 晚 了,他 好像 不 要 来 了。
Hěn wǎn le, tā hǎoxiàng bùyào lái le.
It’s gonna rain soon, let’s leave as soon as possible.
快 要 下雨 了,我们 尽快 走 吧!
Kuàiyào xià yǔ le, wǒmen jǐnkuài zǒu ba!
Toilet is broken.
厕所 坏 了。
Cèsuǒ huài le.
My wallet got stolen.
我的 钱包 被 偷 了。
Wǒ de qiánbāo bèi tōu le.
Shower is broken.
淋浴 设施 坏 了。
Línyù shèshī huài le.
No wonder you don't remember.
怪不得 你 不 记得 了。
Guàibùdé nǐ bù jìdéliǎo.
He arrived.
他 到 了。
<Tā dào le.>