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Answer to Quiz: How to Use “Bǎ 把”

Jun. 2, 2022

Answers and Analysis

1.
 Wǒ bǎ pínɡɡuǒ chī le.
(1) 我 把  苹果 吃 了。
  I ate the apple.

In the sentence, “吃” is a verb, and “苹果” is an object. The word “把” is placed after the subject“我”, and the word “把” can put the object before the verb, which is in accordance with the structure of subject + 把 + object + verb phrase. The sentence is to emphasize that the thing was eaten by me is the apple.

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 Yún bǎ tàiyánɡ dǎnɡ zhù le.
(2) 云 把 太阳  挡 住 了。
  The clouds blocked out the sun.

In the sentence, “云” is the subject, and “太阳” is the passive object. The word “把” is placed after the subject“云”, and the word “把” can put the object before the verb, which is in accordance with the structure of subject + 把 + object + verb phrase. The sentence is to emphasize that the sun is something that is blocked.

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2.
 Wǒ bǎ shū fànɡ zài zhuōzi shànɡ.
(1) 我 把 书 放 在 桌子 上。
  I put the book on the desk.

In Chinese, “我” means “I”, “放” means “put”, “书” means “book”, “在……上” means “on”, “桌子” means “desk”.

The verb “放” is the predicate, and the noun “书” is the object. According to the “把” structure, the correct sentence is “我把书放在桌子上。”

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3. A-C-B-D-E

  Xiǎomāo bǎ bēizi dǎsuì le.
(1) 小猫  把 杯子 打碎 了。
  The kitten broke the cup.

In the sentence, “小猫” is the subject, and “杯子” is the passive object. The word “把” is placed after the subject“小猫”, and the word “把” can put the passive object before the verb. According to the structure of subject + 把 + object + verb phrase, the correct sentence is “小猫把杯子打碎了。”

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4.
  Jiějie méiyǒu bǎ chuānɡhù dǎkāi.
(1) 姐姐 没有 把 窗户  打开。
  The sister didn’t open the window.

In the original sentence, “姐姐” is the subject, “窗户” is the passive object. It means: The sister opened the window. Usually the negative word of a negative sentence is placed before the verb, but in a “把” sentence, the negative word is placed before “把”. In this sentence, the negative word is “没有” which means “don’t”, so the correct sentence is “姐姐没有把窗户打开。”

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