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Inserting the particle "的 de" in phrases introduced by the verb "是 shi" is a way to place emphasis on a specific aspect of a statement or question in Chinese, such as place or time. Learn here to master the subtle usage that makes this simple structure so powerful in daily conversation.

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM
Comments · 4
So helpfull !
I hope I will be able to put into practice to sounds more Chinese speaking
August 24, 2020
Incredibly helpful! Thanks David
February 9, 2018

Hi Mi Lan, I'm very happy that my article is helpful for you. Happy learning! David

April 25, 2017

This article has been really valuable for me, I have wandered many times why the particle "de" is used in some strange sentence constructions.

Mi Lan 

April 23, 2017