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The Complement 不下
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ID: QW0200 Intermediate
Are you not down with 不下 (buxià)? With this lesson, all that will change. This time the Qing Wen crew explains how this complement combines with verbs to say that there isn't enough space or that something won't fit. Intermediate learners, make some space in your brain for this one. It's useful.
Sat May 14 2011 | Connie, John, Liliana
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wǒ dōu chī le wǔ ge sānmíngzhì le ，shízài chībuxià le 。
I ate 5 sandwiches. I really can't eat anymore.
to have the room to eat
wǒ bǎo le ，wǒ chībuxià le 。
I'm full. I can't eat anymore.
yīfu tài xiǎo le ，wǒ kěndìng chuānbuxià 。
These clothes are too small. They definitely won't fit.
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