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

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.
I can’t eat any more.
我 吃 不 下 了。
Wǒ chī bùxià le.
His attitude to me has changed.
他 对 我 的 态度 变 了。
Tā duì wǒ de tàidu biàn le.
Shower is broken.
淋浴 设施 坏 了。
Línyù shèshī huài le.
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?
He arrived.
他 到 了。
<Tā dào le.>
I don't want (it anymore), I'm not hungry (anymore).
我 不 要 了,我 不 饿 了。
Wǒ bù yào le, wǒ bù è le.
She is already inside.
她 已经 在 里面 了。
Tā yǐjīng zài lǐmiàn le.