"请靠左边停。"

Translation:Please stop on the left side.

March 13, 2018

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What is 靠 doing in this sentence?

March 13, 2018

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It serves the same grammatical function 往 does in "请往左转". As far as meaning, it denotes drawing close to or up against.

March 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Patrick_Dark

"靠" = "to keep to (a certain side)": https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E9%9D%A0

March 16, 2018
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