Much has been said about the “bǎ 把” sentence, which has become one of the best known constructions. The “bǎ 把” sentence is called a disposal construction in Chinese.
It is used to express the idea that something is dealt with or is disposed of, such as being arranged, placed, or handled in particular way or manner. It is focused on what is done to the object.
In English, there is not a construction exactly matching it; the one very close to it is to have something done.
The “bǎ 把” sentence is syntactically simple, but it can be complicated beacuse of various constraints on its components. We will look into the components of the “bǎ 把” sentence and the conditions of its usage.
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