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The use of 就 in a sentence from a drama

鹿鸣从上到下就没有人敢不听她的 鹿鸣 ("Deer Sing" is an organization) 从上到下 (from top to bottom) 没有人敢不听她的 (no one dares to not obey her) 就没有人敢不听她的 (just no one dares to not obey her) 就 here means "...
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preposition structure

"带来书" feels weird. When the object of 带 is a single word (1 to 3 characters) we usually place 来 after the object: 带书来. It is only when the object is a complex phrase that we place 来 before ...
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Can something be inserted between "你能借我橡皮" and "用一下吗?"?

你能借我橡皮用一下吗? I think the fixes below are acceptable: 你能借橡皮給我用一下吗? 你能把橡皮借我用一下吗?
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Can something be inserted between "你能借我橡皮" and "用一下吗?"?

You may think “你能借我橡皮用一下吗” is a little ambiguous. However, this is a really native oral expression. I guess this sentence is just an abbreviation of "你能借我橡皮吗,我想用一下"(Could you lend me an ...
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