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parallel conjunctives: 一边yī biān/一面yī miàn…一边yī biān/一面yī miàn…

他一边/一面吃饭,一边/一面看书。

Tā yī biān /yī miàn chī fàn ,yī biān /yī miàn kàn shū 。

He ate as he read./He read while he ate.

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
answered Dec 21, 2020 by Ariel (34,480 points)

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