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ID: 2082 Intermediate
One of the trickiest things about Chinese grammar is remembering which words are used as nouns and which words are used as verbs. Of course, many words can be used as both (as in English), making things all the more confusing. In this lesson, a student and a teacher get grammatical about the word 管理 (guǎnlǐ).
Mon Dec 10 2012 | John, Dilu
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|管理||guǎnlǐ||to manage, management|
lǎoshī ，“guǎnlǐ ”shì dòngcí ma ？
Teacher, is “guanli” a verb?
guǎnlǐ ”kěyǐ zuò dòngcí ，yě kěyǐ zuò míngcí 。
"Guanli" can be a verb; it can also be a noun.
nà zěnme qūbié ne ？
Then how do you tell the difference?
yào kàn tā zuò shénme jùzichéngfèn 。
You need to look at its role in the sentence.
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