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Jul
14
comment Meaning of 酿 in this sentence
@Stan Your comment is as complete as an answer so you should make it be:)
Jul
14
comment When can I use 透?
Like @Stan said it's often used with negative words, but not always. In your example, 熟透了 is neutral to positive. I think one difference between 透 and 完全/彻底 is formality. 透 is colloquial and rarely used in formal writing.
Jul
14
comment What is the difference between 准备, 预备 and 打算?
"我预备送你一件礼物" sounds not wrong to me, and "我准备送你一件礼物" is valid and common.
Jul
14
reviewed Edit suggested edit on particles tag wiki excerpt
Jul
14
revised particles wiki excerpt
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Jul
14
comment What is that use of 得?
@StumpyJoePete Point taken and section revised:)
Jul
14
revised What is that use of 得?
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Jul
14
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Jul
11
asked Where, when and what is the word 圆舞 used for?
Jul
11
comment Translation for “things you don't agree on”
@xiaohouzi79 In that case you may want to give them your advice in private instead of on the wedding, and the wording won't matter.
Jul
11
comment Why don't all questions have the “ma” 吗 particle at the end?
@xiaohouzi79 I see your point. I admit this answer isn't very explicit, but I still find all three questions answered. The OP already noticed the difference between questions begin with WHAT and yes-no question and had a theory in place to explain, that is, it (ma) is 'only necessary for turning a declarative statement into a yes/no question' and it is 'not used for all questions of the forms who, what, why, etc'. This answer first confirmed that statement, then recapped it in another way, essentially 'yes, ma is required for yes-no questions but not interrogative questions'. What else?
Jul
10
comment Can someone explain the differences between these sentences?
I think this question is too localized and not likely helpful to future visitors...
Jul
10
comment Why don't all questions have the “ma” 吗 particle at the end?
@xiaohouzi79 That was added by you isn't it? My reading of OP's question is to confirm his understanding in his last statement, which is what this answer is positively acknowledging on.
Jul
9
revised 吗 and 吧 at the end of a question
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Jul
9
reviewed Satisfactory Learn the characters at the same time as the language?
Jul
9
reviewed Excellent webpage loading.. 加载 vs 载入​​​​​​​
Jul
9
reviewed Satisfactory What is the difference between 們 and 们 for marking plurals?
Jul
9
reviewed Excellent How is pronunciation discussed in Chinese?
Jul
9
reviewed Satisfactory How can I express the concept “There's nothing of which I'm absolutely sure” in Chinese?
Jul
9
reviewed Needs Improvement Can whether a character is simplified or traditional depend on the context it is used in?