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有的 Question

Posted by tamutom September 15, 2010 in the Group General Discussion.

All the examples with 有的 present complete, contrasting pairs. Is it allowable to make a sentence with just one? For example 有的人喜欢吃辣的. I suppose that in English, to say, “Some people like to eat spicy food,” implies that some people do not, even though it is not stated. Is Chinese the same?

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