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’ve already finished reading this book.
我 已经 把 这 本 书 看 完 了。
Wǒ yǐjīng bǎ zhè běn shū kàn wánle.
My wallet got stolen.
我的 钱包 被 偷 了。
Wǒ de qiánbāo bèi tōu le.
No worries, we just arrived.
没 关系 我们 刚 到 了。
Méiguānxì wǒmen gāng dào le.
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?
Toilet is broken.
厕所 坏 了。
Cèsuǒ huài 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!
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.
She is already inside.
她 已经 在 里面 了。
Tā yǐjīng zài lǐmiàn le.