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how to use: 管。。。叫。。。

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Does anyone know how to use this grammer particle and what does it mean?

I just got it in a placement exam and I had no idea what it is...

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It means 把 X 稱爲 Y.

Take a look -> http://hk.iciba.com/search?s=%E7%AE%A1



口語中與“叫”配合使用,用來稱說人或事物,相當於“把” [in conjunction with]。如:大家管他叫馬大哈

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It means call sb/sth sth.

For example, call her mother---管她叫妈妈, or Chinese ppl call the city Beijing---中国人管这座城市叫北京。

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