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A Bad Hand at Mahjong

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ID: 2738 Upper Intermediate
You can't be a student of the Chinese language and not know how to play mahjong. Listen to four friends play mahjong and learn some key mahjong terms and some very useful phrases about luck.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
a hand (at mahjong)
说大话 shuō dàhuà to talk big
wàng prosperous
郁闷 yùmèn miserable; melancholy
大饼!
dàbǐng !
The one of circles!
一筒是吧?胡了!
yìtǒng shì ba ?hú le !
You mean the one of dots? I win this hand!
什么?太邪门了,你胡我三把了!白板你也胡,大饼你也胡,哪有这种事?
shénme ?tài xiémén le ,nǐ hú wǒ sān bǎ le !báibǎn nǐ yě hú ,dàbǐng nǐ yě hú ,nǎyǒu zhèzhǒng shì ?
What? I smell a rat, you've won three hands! You won with white dragons and with the one of dots. How is that possible?
老李啊,你从第一把自摸以后就一直放炮,要不要下桌休息一下?
Lǎo Lǐ ā ,nǐ cóng dì yī bǎ zìmō yǐhòu jiù yìzhí fàngpào ,yào bú yào xià zhuō xiūxi yíxià ?
Lao Li, your discards have been helping people win hands since the first self-pick. Do you want to leave the table for a while to rest?
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