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2.3: Numbers and Measure Words

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  • Grammar Point (English) Pattern Examples
    Counting money Number + 块 / 元 (+ Number + 毛 / 角) (+ 钱) 给 你 五
    Expressing "every" with "mei" 每 + Measure Word (+ Noun) 个 人。 天。
    Expressing "half" with "ban" Number + Measure Word + 半 + Noun 三 个 小时
    Measure words for counting Number + Measure Word + Noun 人。一 水。
    Measure words in quantity questions 几 + Measure Word (+ Noun) ? 人?
    Measure words with "this" and "that" 这 / 那 + Measure Word (+ Noun) 人。这 水。
    Ordinal numbers with "di" 第 + Number (+ Measure Word) 你 是 我 的 第 一 朋友。
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