Friday, November 25, 2011

把: The Answer to a Grammar Question I've Been Wondering about for More than a Year

"In Chinese, if we want to express the changes of something in position, relation or form through an act, we have to use a '把' sentence. The predicate of a '把' sentence (the verb) is usually followed by '在', '到', '成', '给', etc., which functions as the compliment of result…"

Ah, now that makes sense. Thinking about it requires a paradigm shift, but, shit, thanks, useful book whose name I don't know.

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