# How to reduplicate the verb in the form of ABAB

How to reduplicate the verb in the form of ABAB indicating a short action or an attempt.

### Language points

We have learnt the reduplication of verbs, which indicates a short action or an attempt, such as: 看——看看; 说——说说

If the verb has two characters, then we can reduplicate the verb in the form of ABAB, for example:

### Dialogue 2

 小丽的同事很想认识那个高高的男人，问小丽对那个人了解吗。小丽告诉同事他们过去是邻居，后来是大学同学， 关系一直很不错，那个人有很多爱好，唱歌、画画儿、踢足球，什么都会。但是小丽不想把他介绍给同事，因为他现在是小丽的丈夫。