Lisa
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Grammar point Degree Complement (程度补语), is used after a verb or an adjective to explain the degree of an action, the nature of a thing or the reached degree of a state. Example Degree complements without 得 Adjective/Mental verbs + 极/透/死/坏 + 了 Qiūtiān de shuǐguǒ duō jí le 秋 天 的 水 果 多 极 了。 Fruit is abundant in autumn. Jīn nián xià tiān rè sǐ le 今年夏天热死了。 It's too hot this summer.
Nov 30, 2021 5:55 AM
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November 30, 2021
Degree complements with 得 indicating degrees. Adjective/Mental verbs + 得 + 很/慌/要命/要死/不得了/不行 Zhè lǐ de dōng xī guì de hěn 这里的东西贵得很。 Things are very expensive here。 她这几天忙得要命(要死)。 She is terribly busy these days.
November 30, 2021