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How to use le 了

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ID: 4211 Pre Intermediate
In this lesson, we'll show you how to use the particle le 了 in its change of state function. Learn how to say "I don't love you anymore" or "There's no paper in the bathroom!!" with le.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
le particle indicating change of state
明白 míngbai to realize; to understand
了解 liǎojiě to understand; to realize; to find out
本来 běnlái original; originally; at first
我知道了。
wǒ zhīdào le 。
I see.
我明白了。
wǒ míngbai le 。
I understand.
我了解了。
wǒ liǎojiě le 。
I see.
本来我不知道,现在我知道了。
běnlái wǒ bù zhīdào ,xiànzài wǒ zhīdào le 。
I didn't know before, now I know.
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