The State Complement indicates an achieved state of an action. And adjective phrase as the complement is the most common type of state complements. The adjective phrase sometimes includes an adverb before the adjective.
Verb + 得 + (Adverb) + Adjective phrase
他跑得非常快。(Tā pǎo de fēicháng kuài.) He runs very fast.
今天大家玩得特别开心。(Jīntiān dàjiā wán de tèbié kāixīn.) Today everyone had a great time.
孩子白天学习得很累，晚上也睡得很晚。(Háizi báitiān xuéxí de hěn lèi, wǎnshàng yě shuì de hěn wǎn.) The child is very tired from studying during the day and sleeps very late at night.
If the verb takes an object, the object should be put before the verb, or the verb is reduplicated.
Subject + Object + Verb + 得 + (Adverb) + Adjective/ Adjective phrase
Subject + Verb + Object + Verb + 得 + (Adverb) + Adjective/ Adjective phrase
My sister sings well.
姐姐歌唱得不错。(Jiějie gē chàng de bùcuò.)
姐姐唱歌唱得不错。(Jiějie chànggē chàng de bùcuò.)
He speaks Chinese very well.
他汉语说得很好。(Tā Hànyǔ shuō de hěn hǎo)
他说汉语说得很好。(Tā shuō hànyǔ shuō de hěn hǎo)
The interrogative form
Verb + 得 + (Adverb) + Adjective / Adjective phrase + 吗
Verb + 得 + Adjective + 不 + Adjective
他跑得非常快吗？(Tā pǎo de fēicháng kuài ma?) Does he run very fast?
今天大家玩得开心不开心？(Jīntiān dàjiā wán de kāixīn bù kāixīn?) Did you guys have fun today?
The negative form
Verb + 得 + 不 + Adjective
他跑得不快。(Tā pǎo de bùkuài.) He doesn’t run fast.
今天大家玩得不开心。(Jīntiān dàjiā wán de bù kāixīn.) Everyone had a bad time today.
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