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ID: 2855 Upper Intermediate
If you wanna get fresh and tasty produce there is no better place than a traditional market. However, buying things from a traditional market usually comes with a linguistic price. Listen to a newbie shopper barter with a theatrical veg seller! You'll learn plenty of terms and phrases that you'll need to survive in a traditional market as well as some very creative ways to talk about vegetables. Photo by changyisheng
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
zhāi to pluck
娇艳欲滴 jiāoyànyùdī plump and tender
jīn catty (roughly half a kilogram)
产地 chǎndì place of production
来看看喔,今天菜很新鲜喔!清晨刚摘,六点送到,现在八点就卖给你。
lái kàn kan ō ,jīntiān cài hěn xīnxiān ō !qīngchén gāng zhāi ,liùdiǎn sòng lái ,xiànzài bā diǎn jiù màigěi nǐ 。
Come and look, today's vegetables are really fresh! Plucked this morning and delivered at six and now at eight I'm selling them to you.
这么有效率啊,老板,你们空心菜怎么卖?
zhème yǒu xiàolǜ ā ,lǎobǎn ,nǐmen kòngxīncài zěnmemài ?
How efficient, Mister, in what quantity do you sell the water spinach?
这位客人你眼光好,你看今天空心菜娇艳欲滴,一斤五块。
zhè wèi kèrén nǐ yǎnguāng hǎo ,nǐ kàn jīntiān kòngxīncài jiāoyànyùdī ,yī jīn wǔ kuài 。
You've got some eye there buddy, you can see how plump and tender today's water spinach is. It's RMB5 for half a kilogram.
娇艳欲滴可以拿来形容菜吗?但也太贵了,我上次买一斤才三块半。
jiāoyànyùdī kěyǐ nálái xíngróng cài ma ?dàn yě tài guì le ,wǒ shàngcì mǎi yī jīn cái sān kuài bàn 。
Plump and tender can be used to describe vegetables? But it's really too expensive, last time I just paid RMB3.50 for half a kilogram.
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