In this video lesson we'll learn a very useful verb that means to come to in Chinese: 来. And we'll also learn the usage of Preposition 和, which can be used to say to do something with someone in Chinese.
Today we have a very useful verb - to come to in Chinese: 来 lái. 来 suggest that the direction of traveling is coming towards where we are.
We can use 来 with this structure:
去 and 来 have the opposite meaning with each other. So they are a pair of Fányìcí 反义词, Antonyms. Qù 去 mean to go or to go to some place, while 来 mean to come or to come to this place.
As shown in the picture below, if this is your point of view, anyone coming towards you, is 来, to come, and when you are going away from where you are is 去, to go.
And with huí 回, we do not know whether it is to come back or to go back, it could mean either one of them.
We have learned hé 和 as a Conjunction in Lesson 20, in today's lesson we'll learn how to use 和 as a Preposition so that we can say to do something with someone in Chinese with 和.
We can follow this structure:
If a sentence has a lot of information, it has the Subject, Time, Place, other Prepositional Phrase, A Verb Predicate and its Object, the sentence word order can go like this: