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我不明白'点‘ 用的? (can you please correct the question as well. thank you!)

 

我要换点零钱

I want to exchange this for some small change

Why does that sentence have '点'?

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For learning: Chinese (Other)
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    here ,"点" is an indefinite quantifier ,means some
    我要换点零钱=我要换一点零钱 here, "一" is omitted .
    in China we often use "numeral+ quantifier+noun "as quantitative phrase ,most of the time , when the numeral is"一" ,it can be omitted
    for example "我想吃一个苹果"=我想吃个苹果 (I'd like to eat an apple)

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