How to use 什么的

Today we will learn how to use 什么的 means there are still other things that are similar to the examples listed.

Language points

The particle 什么的 is used after the examples enumerated, meaning there are still other things that are similar to the examples listed. It is usually used in spoken Chinese. 意思和“等”“等等”一样。 比如：

课文

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