Serial Verb Grammar Question

December 29, 2009, 01:03 PM posted in General Discussion

I'm confused about the following minimal pairs:


go to sleep 睡觉去 OR 去睡觉

go to line up 排队去 OR 去排队

go to eat a meal 吃饭去 OR 去吃饭


I've heard both versions for each sentence, but is there a difference in meaning?  Is something being emphasized that I'm missing?

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December 30, 2009, 02:04 AM

They are interchangeable. There is no difference in meaning.