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Alcoholic Attitudes

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ID: 2323 Upper Intermediate
Attitudes towards alcohol, and especially the word “alcoholic” are different in China than in the West. How so? Give this lesson a listen to find out!
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馥郁 fùyù strongly fragrant
酒鬼 jiǔguǐ drunkard
贬义词 biǎnyìcí derogatory word
助兴 zhùxìng to liven things up
rénshēng fùyù xiāng ,jiǔguǐ jiǔ 。
Ad: The fragrance of life, Alcohol for Alcoholics.
zhè ge jiǔ zěnme jiào “jiǔguǐ ”a ?
How can this alcohol say it's “Alcohol for Alcoholics”?
zhè yǒu shénme qíguài de 。shuōmíng zhè ge jiǔ hěn hǎo ,dàjiā hěn xǐhuan hē a 。
There's nothing strange about it. It means that this alcohol is really good and that everyone should like it.
kěshì “jiǔguǐ ”zài Yīngwén lǐ shì biǎnyìcí ,xiàng shì màrén de huà 。zénme huì yǒurén mǎi ne !
But “alcoholic” in English is a derogatory term. It's like cursing someone. How can people buy it!
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