得过且过 déguòqiěguò without high ambitions, but getting by
I noted down the below meanings from context as below:
得 de obtain, get, gain, acquire
过 to go over
The components means over.. where ...
I am going through the word: 没出息. How not ending/ ceasing out become useless?
没 méi not have
出 chū out
息 xi cease
Any background or details how it become useless? was it referring to not stopping war/...
First of all, does 得 have the same meaning in those examples?
I'm familiar with 得 in other senses like 得到 and 聽得見, but those meanings seem distant.
Is it more related to usage like “我唱得不好”? The main ...
I believe we can add both after the word TV in chinese but there must be a slight difference in usage or meaning no? like shang would be more the object and li may be referring to the ...
Google translated this 好羡慕拍照的人，有这么漂亮的人可以拍 as
“I really envy people who take pictures. There are such beautiful people who can take pictures.”
Context: This came from someone looked at some pictures ...
Here is a sentence: 有時我唔開心會喊。之後我就心情好啲。
I don't understand the function of the word 就. In my mind, it is supposed to be 嘅, for possessive, considering the context and that 心情 (feelings) would be a noun....
I found this sentence while doing some listening practice:
At first, I didn't understand why 长时间, expressing duration, is at the beginning of the sentence acting as topic 长时间看电脑, since I ...
I'm trying to understand 是。。。的 constructions. The page on such constructions at Chinese Grammar Wiki explains one way to use 是。。。的:
This is the most simple way to use 是 with 的: you drop the noun and ...
I am a little confused honestly about this whole thing. What do you think is the fastest time, but I doubt this is correct. Really any kind of break down of sentence structure or meaning would be very ...
I need help with a question for a Chinese assignment
I have to choose a suitable answer to the sentence, the sentence is
你知道吗？ 昨天的足球比赛我们沈阳队赢了天津队5：1。 沈阳队的水平比天津队高得多了 。
From random Internet sites, we can see many examples of the grammar structures:
[verb] + 在了
(Google the quotes surrounded by quotation ...