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Making Sense of Grammar
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我听见一阵砰砰的枪声。

Wǒ tīng jiàn yī zhèn pēng pēng de qiāng shēng。

I heard a burst of gunfire.

窗外传来淅淅沥沥的雨声。

Chuāng wài chuán lái xī xī lì lì de yǔ shēng。

The patter of the rain came from outside (the window).

突然响起了劈里啪啦的鞭炮声。

Tū rán xiǎng qǐ le pī lǐ pā lā de biān pào shēng。

Suddenly, there came the crackle of firecrackers.

哐啷一声把孩子吵醒了。

Kuāng lāng yī shēng bǎ hái zǐ chǎo xǐng le 。

A clanking noise woke the baby up.

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
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