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As r13 duly mentioned, the expression 小打小鬧 is not an idiom with four consecutive third tones as you asserted. Only the first three (小打小) possess the third tone, while 鬧 is definitely in the fourth tone. I would say when it comes to tone sandhi, correct parsing is way more important than considering if the expression is "fixed" or not. You need to ...


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