Tochtli
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What does 融 in 融资 mean?
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It is true that, generally speaking, 融 means to melt, but has other meanings too, especially in the economic context. In this case, as 賈可 Jacky wrote, the character 融 can be translated as circulation ...

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Is it correct to introduce yourself as "我是 name"
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From a grammatical point of view your sentence is correct. The pattern 我是 + name is a casual way of introducing yourself. Personally I heard that a lot. However, in formal situations using the pattern ...

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Phrase said thirty seconds to mars from yesterday
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He says 明天的声音 (Míngtiān de shēngyīn), which literally means "the voice of tomorrow". I think it's a symbolic answer. The two mandarins ask to the emperor what he desires, ...

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Is the sentence 他原来什么都不知道 grammatically correct?
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Strictly speaking, the adverb 没 does not negate events that happened in the past, rather it is used to express negative completed actions. When we say completed we mean that the action indicated by ...

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zh sound with a flat tongue?
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I think the answer to your question depends on how one should interpret the phrase flat tongue. So, let's try to read the crucial parts of the article, bearing in mind that our brain tends to save ...

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When is the 把 construction forbidden?
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Super Cool Handsome Gel Boy has given you a very interesting answer. You used the preposition 把 correctly. However there are some minor issues in the usage of the particle 了: in the 2nd and 3rd ...

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Is there a grammar rule for using 的 in this snippet 但是有意思的是?
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Both your translations are definitely correct (if you think about it but the interesting thing and but what's interesting mean the same thing). As you pointed out, something is omitted here: in this ...

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When do I use the state complement?
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In chinese the basic syntactic structure is: 主语, Subject + (状语, Adverb) + 动词, Verb + (补语, Complements) So, from this structure we can see that the adverb comes before the verb and the complement ...

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