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ID: 0567 Elementary
Drug stores are full of potentially embarrassing items. Embarrassment is exponentially heightened when it involves the acting out of said item to drug store clerk, gesturing to specific body parts and drawing pictures. Thankfully, we at ChinesePod do not shy away from these topics (to wit: lesson on buying tampons), and wouldn't want to see you acting out the word for "condom." Thus, this podcast, where you will learn how to discreetly ask for your contraceptive of choice, in Mandarin Chinese.
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gěi to give
避孕套 bìyùntào condom
yào to want
small box
gěi wǒ nàge 。
Give me that one.
nǎge ?
Which one?
nàge 。
That one.
ō ,bìyùntào a 。yào jǐ hé ?
Oh, the condoms. How many boxes do you want?
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