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Making Sense of Grammar
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Yes. For example,

为什么我跟她吵架的时候,你总是替她(or 帮她)说话?

Wéi shí me wǒ gēn tā chǎo jià de shí hòu ,nǐ zǒng shì tì tā (or bāng tā )shuō huà ?

Why do you always speak for her (meaning: take her side) when I argue with her?

今天我没空,你替我(or 帮我)去邮局拿包裹,好不好?

Jīn tiān wǒ méi kōng ,nǐ tì wǒ (or bāng wǒ )qù yóu jú ná bāo guǒ ,hǎo bú hǎo ?

I don’t have time today. Could you go to the post offi ce to pick up the parcel for me?

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
answered Apr 18 by Ariel (28,250 points)

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