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Passive Verbs and 被
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ID: QW0142 Intermediate
You've heard it peppered throughout conversations and seen it in texts you've read, but what exact purpose does that little 被 (bèi) serve? Find out all about how to use 被 to construct passive phrases in today's show.
Sat Mar 20 2010 | Connie, John, Liliana
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wǒ bèi piàn le 。
I was cheated.
wǒ bèi huángniú piàn le 。
I was cheated by a ticket scalper.
wǒ bèi huángniú piàn le liǎngbǎi kuài 。
I was cheated by a ticket scalper out of 200 hundred kuai.
bèi tōu le 。
To be stolen.
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