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Dec
15
comment How do I decide whether to use 可以, 会 or 能?
You said that 能 and 可以 are mostly interchangeable, is there a rule on when they are not?
Dec
15
asked When do I use 着 to indicate action in progress?
Dec
15
comment How do I decide whether to use 可以, 会 or 能?
If I got it right, 会 stands on its own meaning "having the ability/knowledge to do something", while 能 and 可以 are interchangeable in meaning "willingness" or "having permission" to do something?
Dec
15
accepted Are there sentences where 跟 and 和 are interchangeable?
Dec
15
accepted How do I say “damn!” or “bloody hell” in Chinese?
Dec
15
asked How do I decide whether to use 可以, 会 or 能?
Dec
15
awarded  Scholar
Dec
15
accepted Why is it possible to replace 都 with 也 in 什么都没有?
Dec
15
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
@user103: I'm am not sure, but they might have been! Unfortunately, I don't have any Chinese friends IRL to check with them..
Dec
15
comment When not to use 厕所 when asking for the toilet?
@Ciaocibai: That is a bit funny 8-)
Dec
15
comment Why is it possible to replace 都 with 也 in 什么都没有?
@Flake: Are you saying that "我也有iPhone" and "我也没有iPhone" mean the same thing?
Dec
15
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
Thanks for clarifying!
Dec
15
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
I did not misunderstand as in "it is 啊" or "it isn't 啊"? :)
Dec
15
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
Tone as a question? Can you please elaborate?
Dec
15
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
@Cocowalla: Good question..I'm not sure really! According to my friend, these weren't even questions, they just talk like that quite often..
Dec
14
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
I've updated the question with potential clarification.
Dec
14
awarded  Editor
Dec
14
revised Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
possibly clarified question?
Dec
14
comment Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?
My friend was often in a Chinese restaurant in Budapest, he says the Chinese there spoke like that all the time amongst themselves. I have also seen/heard it in movies?
Dec
14
asked Why do Chinese “extend” the last word when speaking?