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吧 (ba) and 要不 (yào bù)

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ID: QW0370 Intermediate
Our show today will feature two questions; the usages of two words, 吧 and 要不. Even though these words look simple it is harder than it appears! Thanks to aprillardie and applejan9 for their great questions. We are looking forward to more questions to come from our poddies.
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(indicates suggestion, softens tone, expresses agreement, "I guess", pausing in a sentence, list an example)
bǎ nǐde yìjiàn shuō gěi wǒ tīngting ba 。
Why don't you tell me your suggestion?
nǐ fùzé zuòfàn ,wǒ fùzé chī ba 。
You are responsible for cooking the food, and I'm responsible for eating it.
shuōle hǎojǐ biàn ,nǐ xiànzài yīnggāi tóngyì le ba ?
We've said it so many times. You should agree now, right?
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