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Qing Wen suggestion: When 之 alone is used, not part of a word.

Posted by he2xu4 February 21, 2013 in the Group General Discussion.

I get 之后, 之一, 之前, 之间, 之外. It's when it is used alone when I don't understand why it's used.

Examples:

文学出版界总是有一些出人意料

http://news.xinmin.cn/rollnews/2012/02/22/13753317.html

 

“We all agreed on the fact that we refuse to enter any currency war,” the French finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, told reporters at the conference, which was held in a meeting center just a short walk from the Kremlin and Red Square. (cn.nytimes)

法国财政部长皮埃尔·莫斯科维奇(Pierre Moscovici)在会议上告诉记者,“我们都同意这样一个事实,我们拒绝加入任何货币战争。”此次会议在距离克里姆林宫和红场只有几步遥的一个会议中心举行。

 

 

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