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Baijiu or Beer
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ID: 1694 Elementary
The mere mention of baijiu, the "white alcohol," strikes fear into the hearts of those foreigners who have tasted the fearsome liquid. Fortunately, it's usually not the only option. Knowing how to say "I prefer beer" may save you not only the gustatory punishment of the moment, but also the wicked hangover of the next morning.
Wed Jun 15 2011 | Dilu, John
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|点儿||diǎnr||a bit, a little|
wǒmen xiān hē diǎnr jiǔ ！
Let's drink something first!
wǒ bùtài huì hējiǔ 。
I can't drink very much.
méishìr ，shǎo hē diǎnr 。báijiǔ xǐhuan ma ？
No problem. Just have a little. Do you like baijiu?
yǒu píjiǔ ma ？wǒ bǐjiào xǐhuan píjiǔ 。
Is there any beer? I prefer beer.
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