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The location of time phrases and verbs within a sentence.

他请我礼拜六跟他去看电影。I saw this sentence in a textbook. I do not understand why the 礼拜六 comes after 请我? I thought that time phrases come before the verb.

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

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    他请我礼拜六跟他去看电影。He asked me to go to a movie with him on Saturday.(the movie is on saturday)
    他礼拜六请我跟他去看电影。Saturday is the day he asked me to go to a movie with him.

    他请我礼拜六跟他去看电影(还没发生)
    他礼拜六请我跟他去看(了)电影(已经发生了)last saturday

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