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How to use 越来越 in a sentence

Today we will have a look at 越来越 structure to indicate the changes. How to say you are getting busier recently or getting prettier in Chinese.

Language points

We could put an adjective or a mental verb after 越来越……to indicate the change in degree occurs as time passes by.

For example:

小树越来越高了。

我越来越喜欢写汉字。

小明写的字越来越漂亮了。

我越来越想家。

Please note that no adverb of degree is used before the adjective or mental verb. So you can’t say 天气越来越很热。×

Dialogue 4

小丽:我最近越来越胖了。

小刚:谁说的?我觉得你越来越漂亮了。

小丽:你看,这条裙子是去年买的,今年就不能穿了。

小刚:那是因为你吃得太多了,少吃点儿吧。

小丽:我做的饭越来越好吃,我能少吃吗?

Please answer the questions according to the dialogue.

小丽怎么知道自己越来越胖的?

小刚觉得小丽为什么胖了?

好,下面你能用自己的话说一遍对话吗?

小丽最近越来越胖,因为去年买的裙子,今年就不能穿了。小刚觉得小丽变胖是因为吃得太多了。可是小丽不能少吃,因为她做的饭越来越好吃了。

Homework

问问你身边的朋友,他们现在有什么不一样了?Write down the answer with 越来越

  以前 现在
工作    
学习    
生活    
心情(mood)    
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HSK Standard Course Level 3: 3.1

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