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"I don't have a pen."


November 29, 2017


[deactivated user]

    Why is the measure word 只 not being used here? As in 我没有一只笔.


    It is not needed because quantity is not important. here. It is similar to I don't have money.

    BTW the classifier for pens (or other long, rod shaped things) is 支 (Traditional 枝) or 根.

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