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Lesson 14

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Grammar exercises


Question: Your friend thinks his room is too small. Tell him that his room is not at all small: your room is even smaller.

Hint 1 Hint 1   Use 可 for emphasis in the first clause
Hint 2 Hint 2   更 should be placed before the stative verb 小
Comments Answer  你 的 房 间 可 不 小 , 我 的 更 小 呢 。 Listen
Comments Comments  更
gèng is always placed before a stative verb or adverb, but not before a verb or a phrase. For instance, 你 的 字 写 得 很 漂 亮, 可 是 小 王 的 字 写 得 更 漂 亮 nĭ de zì xiě de hěn piàoliang, kěshì Xiăo Wáng de zì xiě de gèng piàoliang you write characters very beautifully, but Xiao Wang does them even better.
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