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Making Sense of Grammar
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风呼呼地刮着。

Fēng hū hū dì guā zhe。

The wind is/was howling.

小鸟在枝头叽叽喳喳地叫着。

Xiǎo niǎo zài zhī tóu jī jī zhā zhā dì jiào zhe。

The little birds are/were chirping in the trees. (lit. on the boughs)

蜜蜂在花丛嗡嗡地飞着。

Mì fēng zài huā cóng wēng wēng dì fēi zhe。

The bees are/were humming among the flowers.

瓶塞啪的一声飞了出去。

Píng sāi pā de yī shēng fēi le chū qù。

The cork came out with a pop.

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