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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

No worries, we just arrived.
没 关系 我们 刚 到 了。
Méiguānxì wǒmen gāng dào le.
Chinese growth got slower.
中国 发展 变 慢 了。
Zhōngguó fāzhǎn biàn màn le.
It is too expensive. I don't want (it).
太 贵 了,我 不 要 了。
Tài guìle, wǒ bù yào le.
Shower is broken.
淋浴 设施 坏 了。
Línyù shèshī 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!
My wallet got stolen.
我的 钱包 被 偷 了。
Wǒ de qiánbāo bèi tōu 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.
Toilet is broken.
厕所 坏 了。
Cèsuǒ huài le.

 

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