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The usage of 来 (lái)

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ID: QW0365 Intermediate
Like other languages, in Chinese the more simple words tend to have more meanings. Today, let's have a look at the Chinese character “来” and analyze the different usages of it with our hosts. This question is from applejan9. jerryrock has also asked about it. We hope our users will send us more!
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lái
to come
我来上海一年了。
wǒ lái Shànghǎi yī nián le 。
I came to Shanghai a year ago.
从来
cónglái
from the past till the present
小王从来不说谎话。
Xiǎo Wáng cóngláibù shuōhuǎng huà 。
Xiao Wang has never lied.
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