12. CONTINUOUS STATE
Stating how the object has been dealt with or how one anticipates it will be dealt with.
12.1 Jīntiān yào xià yǔ,
bǎ sǎn dàizhe.
It’s going to rain. Take the umbrella (with you.)
12.2 Nǐ shuìjiào zěnme hái bǎ dēng
kāizhe? Tài fèi diàn le.
Why do you sleep with the light on? What a waste of electricity?