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Making Sense of Grammar
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A relative clause can be ‘subject + verb’.

王:我昨天看的那个电影真不错。

wáng :wǒ zuó tiān kàn de nà gè diàn yǐng zhēn bú cuò 。

Wang: The movie which I saw yesterday was really good.

张:是不是上星期李老师给我们介绍的那个电影?

zhāng :shì bú shì shàng xīng qī lǐ lǎo shī gěi wǒ men jiè shào de nà gè diàn yǐng ?

Zhang: Was it the movie which Teacher Li recommended last week?

陈:请告诉我,这几个字是什么意思?

chén :qǐng gào sù wǒ ,zhè jǐ gè zì shì shí me yì sī ?

Chen: Please tell me: what are the meanings of these few words?

丁:这些都是你学过的字,你不应该来问我。

dīng :zhè xiē dōu shì nǐ xué guò de zì ,nǐ bú yīng gāi lái wèn wǒ 。

Ding: All these are words (that) you have learned; you should not ask me.

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