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Existential Sentences

Sentences using special verbal predicates
1. 是 Sentences
2. 有 Sentences
3. 被 Sentences
4. 把 Sentences
5. Existential sentences
6. Pivotal sentences
7. Sentence with verbs in series
 
●Existential Sentences
An existential sentence does not have a subject and the beginning of the sentence uses a place or time word or phrase to indicate the existence, appearance, or disappearance of a thing or person.
The basic form of existential sentence is:  place (time) + verb +noun
For instance,
昨天用了不少钱。(A large amount of money was spent yesterday.) (The adverbial adjunct 昨天 expresses time while the verb predicate expresses the appearance of 不少钱.)
 
西边来了个小孩。(A child came from the West) (The adverbial adjunct 西边 describes the location and the verb predicate describes the appearance of a 小孩).