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What is a good Chinese Grammar book?

Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar: A Practical Guide may fit your criteria. It provides all simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, pinyin, and English for most of its examples. However, while I ...
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Is 你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意 ungrammatical?

Both sentences "你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意" and "你对市场上的几款都不太满意" are correct and mean the same. "你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意" - A thinks (feels) that A (himself or herself) is unsatisfied with B&...
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How to write the metaphor: "Time is like sunlight and habits are like plants. The habits that receive your time will flourish."

The intention of the sentences you wrote is great but a little wordy and the translation may has a mistake. 甚至 could be equal to even, translating "to the point" to 以至于 is more fitting than ...
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How to write the metaphor: "Time is like sunlight and habits are like plants. The habits that receive your time will flourish."

时间就像太阳一般,习惯就像大树一般,接受时间的习惯会像太阳照耀着树木一样长得茂盛。你如果把时间都给好习惯,它们就会长得又高又宽,就像树木一样,于是你的坏习惯接收不到阳光,从而枯萎。 我来自于中国,会英语但不多。我认为它有点难写,我也写不好。 :(
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Is 你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意 ungrammatical?

Is 你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意 ungrammatical? either 觉得 should be replaced by 对 --> "你对市场上的几款都不太满意" (it would make it a word choice error) or the sentence omitted a subject. Define the subject would ...
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Is 你觉得市场上的几款都不太满意 ungrammatical?

Your feeling is correct. The right sentence would be 你对市场上的几款都不太满意 or 你觉得市场上的几款都不太令人满意。
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What is the subject of 有 in "张涵请求提前解除合同是有一定法律依据的"?

第一层:主语(张翰)+谓语(请求提前解除合同是有一定法律依据的) 第二层:中心语(请求提前解除合同)+补语(是有一定法律依据的) 第三层:动语(请求)+宾语(提前解除合同)+中心语(是有)+补语(一定法律依据的) 第四层:状语(提前)+中心语(解除合同) 第五层:动语(解除)+宾语(合同)
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What is the subject of 有 in "张涵请求提前解除合同是有一定法律依据的"?

In Chinese, we can consider the entire verb phrase describing what has happened a scenario/ a subject to discuss, and don’t focus on which type of phrase it is; both noun phrases and verb phrases can ...
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What is the subject of 有 in "张涵请求提前解除合同是有一定法律依据的"?

Google Translate doesn't always translate a sentence literally. Both 请求提前解除合同 (request to terminate the contract early) and 提前解除合同的请求 (A request to terminate the contract early) can be the subject of &...
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