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Buying flowers for someone else

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ID: 2868 Intermediate
In today's lesson, an older brother is helping out his younger sibling by buying some flowers ready for his first date. Learn some useful language for when buying flowers. Photo by Joshua Morley
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
bǎi to place
约会 yuēhuì date
shù bouquet (measure word)
tiāo to pick
先生你好,要买花吗?
xiānsheng nǐhǎo ,yào mǎi huā ma ?
Hello Sir, would you like to buy some flowers?
是…
shì …
Yeah...
是要摆家里还是要送人?
shì yào bǎi jiālǐ háishì yào sòng rén ?
You want them for the house or to give as a gift?
嗯…都不是。我弟弟第一次约会,想买束花送那个女孩子,他说不会挑,叫我帮他买。
ng4 …dōu bùshì 。wǒ dìdi dì yī cì yuēhuì ,xiǎngmǎi shù huā sòng nàge nǚháizi ,tā shuō bùhuì tiāo ,jiào wǒ bāng tā mǎi 。
Eh... neither. My little brother is going on his first date and he wants to buy a bouquet for the girl. He says he doesn't know how to choose flowers, so he asked me to buy them for him.
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