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How can these sentences be translated into English? Are they questions or afirmative sentences?

1-洗没洗衣服

2-听没听音乐

3-复习没复习课文

  • They're questions, mean have you done sth or not? – songyuanyao Oct 10 '15 at 3:57
  • Affirmative-negative question, cf。e。g。"外国人实用汉语语法"疑问句(三)正反疑问句(一)什么是正反疑问句。并列谓语肯定与否定形式表示疑问,要求作出肯定或否定的答复的疑问句是正反疑问句。它的基本格式是:1。主语___谓语___"不(没)"___谓语___(宾语)?例如:方向___对___不___对?效果___好___不___好?他___是___不___是___内科大夫?你___换___不___换___病间?天上___有___没___有___星星?他___参加___没___参加___联欢会? Q has examples w/o subject (无主句)1-洗没洗衣服:洗___没___衣服? 2-听没听音乐:听___没___听___音乐? 3-复习没复习课文:复习___没___复习___课文? 2。(二)(2nd pattern)主语___谓语___宾语___"不(没)"___谓语? – user6065 Oct 10 '15 at 4:14
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They're all questions.

1-洗没洗衣服 = Have you washed the clothes or not?

2-听没听音乐 = Have you listened to music or not?

3-复习没复习课文 = Have you revised the text or not?

All three sentences have the same structure. If you break the first one apart, you get this:

洗 = wash(ed)

没洗 = not wash(ed)

衣服 = clothes

  • 复习: brush up brush up on go over review – user6065 Oct 10 '15 at 4:19
  • @user6065 They all have similar meanings :) – Potato Chip Oct 10 '15 at 4:22
  • revise: 修订; 改变; 修正;[美国英语][主英国英语]复习 – user6065 Oct 10 '15 at 4:29
  • I also use 复习 or 温习 as in "revising for an exam". – Potato Chip Oct 10 '15 at 4:32
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They are the same as the verb + 不 + verb structure, but negating a the past action:

洗不洗 - do you wash or not?
洗没洗 - did you wash or not?

听不听 - do you listen or not?
听没听 - did you listen or not?

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