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Approximate Numbers - Part 2

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ID: QW0346 Elementary
Qing Wen continues its series on approximate numbers. In this installment, learn about the use of 两 (liǎng), 来 (lái) and more.
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但是中国人说“两”的时候,经常是约数。
dànshì Zhōngguórén shuō “liǎng ”de shíhou ,jīngcháng shì yuēshù 。
However, when Chinese people say “liǎng”, it's often an approximate number.
我们在美国的办公室出了问题,你们去两个人看看。
wǒmen zài Měiguó de bàngōngshì chū le wèntí ,nǐmen qù liǎng ge rén kàn kan 。
We come upon a problem in the American office. A couple of you go check it out.
我过两天要去韩国。
wǒ guò liǎng tiān yào qù Hánguó 。
I'm going to Korea in a couple of days.
明天我们有一个聚会,你去买两瓶啤酒。
míngtiān wǒmen yǒu yī gè jùhuì ,nǐ qù mǎi liǎng píng píjiǔ 。
We have a meeting tomorrow. Go buy a couple of beers.
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