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When to Use “有(一)点儿” VS “(一)点儿” in Chinese

During Chinese class, whenever I ask my students, “今天上课累不累?(jīn tiān shàngkè lèi bu lèi? / Do you feel tired in class today?)”, they often answer me with the phrase ”一点儿累(yìdiǎnr lèi)”(×). But the correct phrase to use here is”有一点儿(yǒu yìdiǎnr)”.…

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12 Chinese Proverbs about Love

Without a doubt, Love is a common theme throughout history because it is one of the most powerful human emotions that helps bind people together. Just as with other cultures, the Chinese have a lot of sayings about Love. Here…

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10 Chinese Proverbs about Family

Every culture has its proverbs and wise sayings. They are not only a reflection of what that culture values, but are also a source of those people’s collective wisdom and understanding of life. It is the same with the Chinese.…

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