“被 bèi” mainly is used to deliver the passive voice. There are a few other cases you may want to use “被 bèi” as well.
被 is used when one has been affected negatively.
被 is used when emphasizing the one affected by the action.
被 is used when the one doing the action is unknown.
Let’s compare the sentence structure.
The Normal sentence structure is:
Subject + Verb + Object
The basic “被 bèi” sentence structure is:
Subject + 被 + Object + Verb
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