10. FREQUENCY

+ (-le) + complement of frequency + (le)

Specifying how many times the object has been or is to be dealt with.

 

10.1 zhi ge z chāo-le sh bin, hish jbzh. 

她把这个字抄了十遍,还是记不住。

She copied this character ten times, but she still cant remember it.

 

10.2 Wǒmen yǐngjīng zhi ge wnt tǎoln-le sān c le. 

我们已经把这个问题讨论了三次了。

We have already discussed this issue three times up to now.

 

10.3 zh piān kwn nin sān bin. 

把这篇课文念三遍。

Read the text aloud three times.

 

10.4 zuy jiǎnch yxi. 

把作业检查一下。

Check your homework.

Note: Yxi一下(a little bit) is a special verbal measure word. It is generally used to soften the tone in imperative sentences. It is not used to indicate the frequency of an action. So it is wrong to say, zuy jiǎnch liǎng xi 把作业检查两下(check the homework twice).