"These pants are too short!"

Translation:这条裤子太短了!

March 15, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/WillMackay123

Why do you need the le at the end here?

March 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Delphinine

Adding on to Mr.rM's post, 太 + Adj. + 了 just happens to be a common fixed pattern in Chinese.

As is the case in this sentence, it usually means "too [adj.]" and carries a complaining tone (though it can also be used positively, e.g., "太好了!").

Here is some further reading on 太...了 if you're interested. :)

March 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM
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It is not strictly required, but it can make your tone different.

March 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/StanleyVon1

I dont know why either

March 16, 2018
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