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Learn Chinese Sentences Using the Word “You” (有)

Learn Chinese Sentences that have the word “you” (有).
(yǒu, to have/there is/there are/to exist/to be)
没有 (méiyǒu, negative form of “有”)

Grow your Chinese knowledge by learning Chinese Sentences that use “you” (有) word.

The “有” sentence

The sentence taking the verb “有” as the main element of the predicate usually expresses possession. Here are some examples cases:

The affirmative form: A+有+B

我有一个姐姐。(Wǒ yǒu yí gè jiě jie. I have an elder sister.)

我有一个梦想。(Wǒ yǒu yí gè mèngxiǎng. I have a dream.)

The negative form: A+没有+B

it’s negative form is formed by the adverb “没” before “有”. (“不” cannot be used here.)

他没有工作。(Tā méiyǒu gōngzuò. He does not have job.)

我们没有小狗。(Wǒmen jiā méiyǒu xiǎo gǒu. We don’t have a puppy.)

我没有智能手机。(Wǒ méiyǒu zhìnéng shǒujī.I don’t have a smartphone. )

The affirmative-negative form: A+有没有+B

你有没有问题?Nǐ yǒu méiyǒu wèntí ? =你有问题吗?Nǐ yǒu wèntí ma? (Do you have any questions?)

“有” sentence also may express a state of existence, e.g. :

一年有四个季节。(Yì nián yǒu sì gè jìjié. There are four seasons in a year.)

你们班有多少学生?(Nǐmen bān yǒu duōshǎo xuéshēng? How many students are there in your class?)

学校里面有银行吗?(Xuéxiào lǐmiàn yǒu yínháng ma? Is there bank in the school?)

桌子上有没有电脑?(Zhuōzi shàng yǒu méiyǒu diànnǎo? Is there a computer on the table?)

我的客厅里有个沙发。(Wǒ de kètīng li yǒu gè shā fā. There is a sofa in my living room. )

办公室里没有一个人。(Bàngōngshì lǐ méiyǒu yígè rén. There is no one in the office.)

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