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How to Use 了: Change of State
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ID: QW0434 Elementary
In part 2 of our video mini-series looking at the character 了 le, we anaylse 了2 which is also known as the "change of state le"; when a situation is different to how it was before. For last week's video about the action complete le, click here. Tune in next week for the final episode.
Tue Feb 14 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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le ：biǎoshì “biǎoshì xīn de qíngkuàng chūxiàn ”huòshì “yuánlái de zhuàngkuàng gǎibiàn ”。
le: indicated a new situation or a change in its original state
sentence le 。
zhè ge “le ”yòng zài jùzi de zuìhòu ，kěyǐ shuō shì yīzhǒng “yǔqì zhù cí ”，zài yìsi shàng ，biǎoshì xīn de qíngkuàng chūxiàn ，zài yǔqì shàng ，yònglái yǐnqǐ zhùyì 、tíxǐng 、jiànyì 、pínglùn 、quàngào diǎn diǎn diǎn diǎn diǎn diǎn děngdeng 。
This le is used at the end of sentences. You can say that it's like a modal particle. When used, it indicates a new situation in order to draw attention, to warn, to give suggestions, to make a comment, to give advice...etc.
xiàyǔ le ！
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