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The 被 sentence is one of the most important and unique sentence patterns in Chinese language. To English speakers, 被 sentences resemble English passive voice. This comparison has both advantages and disadvantages...
Question: I heard that the "Bei" construction has a somewhat negative meaning - i.e. that it's used to show that the recipient is somehow negatively affected by the action - is this correct?
He ate the apples.
Then "he" is doer.
This may sound stupid.But what's a doer? I have only been learning Chinese for 2 months
A fantastic explanation of this often mis-used Chinese grammatical structure. Your explanation is not succinct but concise.