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.
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.
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?
My wallet got stolen.
我的 钱包 被 偷 了。
Wǒ de qiánbāo bèi tōu le.
I don’t want (it anymore). I’ve already drunk a lot of beer.
我 不 要 了。我 已经 喝 了 很多 啤酒。
Wǒ bù yào le. Wǒ yǐjīng hē le hěnduō píjiǔ.
His attitude to me has changed.
他 对 我 的 态度 变 了。
Tā duì wǒ de tàidu biàn le.
Toilet is broken.
厕所 坏 了。
Cèsuǒ huài 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.