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Making Sense of Grammar
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What is the difference between GUO (過) and LE (了)?

asked Dec 7, 2017 in Questions about Chinese Grammar by admin (23,690 points)
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Le (了) asserts the actualization of an event. The event/state is realized in time. While guò (過) accounts one’s experiences. Someone has the experience of an event.

answered Jan 2, 2018 by admin (23,690 points)
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