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ID: 0517 Newbie
Not that we think you would like hot beer, but believe us that in China it may be essential that you specify "cold" when you order your beer. In this podcast, learn how to use Mandarin Chinese to order a nice cold beer--essential pre-summer listening for those amongst us who feel that tepid beer is a swear word.
Wed May 16 2007 | Jenny, Ken
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yào shénme jiǔ ？
What alcohol do you want?
Qīngdǎo píjiǔ 。
yào bīng de ma ？
Do you want it cold?
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