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

Shower is broken.
淋浴 设施 坏 了。
Línyù shèshī huài le.
He arrived.
他 到 了。
<Tā dào le.>
I’ve already finished reading this book, now I can give it back to you. Thanks for borrowing it to me!
我 已经 把 这 本 书 看 完 了,现在 可以 还 给 你,谢谢 借 给 我。
Wǒ yǐjīng bǎ zhè běn shū kàn wánle, xiànzài kěyǐ huán gěi nǐ, xièxiè jiè gěi wǒ.
No wonder you don't remember.
怪不得 你 不 记得 了。
Guàibùdé nǐ bù jìdéliǎo.
His attitude to me has changed.
他 对 我 的 态度 变 了。
Tā duì wǒ de tàidu biàn le.
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.
No worries, we just arrived.
没 关系 我们 刚 到 了。
Méiguānxì wǒmen gāng dào le.
They don’t live here anymore. They moved (somewhere else).
她们 不 住 在 这里 了,他们 搬家 了。
Tāmen bù zhù zài zhèli le, tāmen bānjiā le.