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Bumming a Smoke
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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 0760 Newbie
Your doctor tells you to quit, the surgeon general's cancer warning on the pack kinda freaks you out, but the artist in you can't get those wispy smoke-filled 'In the Mood for Love' scenes out of your mind. You didn't come to the only place on the planet where smoking in pubs hasn't been banned yet for no reason. This is your last hurrah. In this podcast, learn how to bum a cigarette from a stranger in Mandarin Chinese.
Mon Jan 14 2008 | Jenny, Ken
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|没有||méiyǒu||to not have|
yǒu méiyǒu yān ？
Do you have a smoke?
yǒu 。yào huǒ ma ？
Yes. Need a light?
yào ，xièxie 。
Don't mention it.
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