MrVocabulary
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Difference between 肯定 and 确定
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I don't have enough reputation yet to comment, but I wanted to try to translate what J.tom said. As I understand it: Basically it's the same, but I think '肯定' is more subjective, while '确定' is ...

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Is the layout of the Chinese characters relevant to the meaning?
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In Chinese, the number is syllables is quite important even in everyday speech; speakers tend to produce sentences with even numbers of syllables. As a result, I've often see them shorten two syllable ...

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What is the phenomenon of putting a verb twice in a sentence called?
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Thanks to @Pedroski's answer, as well as user6065's and @AlexKey's comments I have been able to pinpoint the rule that governs the phenomenon in question. It turns out that certain compelements types ...

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What is the difference between 举行 and 举办?
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I would supplement the two other answers (although I think John Z. Li’s answer switched the examples) by stating that it seems that: 举办 describes single events, defined by one point in time (like an ...

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Vocab problem: 肥 vs 胖 vs 肥胖
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In addition to the very insightful answers so far, I would like to quote a fragment from Keat’s Chinese: In our daily life, we may sometimes want to describe somebody is fat. So when if you learn ...

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