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Do you have a menu?
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ID: 0005 Newbie
Restaurant culture is a huge part of life in China, and you won’t want to miss out on some of the world’s most interesting cuisine just because you can’t ask for a menu in Mandarin Chinese. In this podcast lesson you’ll learn the vital phrase “do you have” (just insert toilet, bar, receipt, headache pills, etc). You’ll also learn how to politely interrupt someone, and the verb ‘to want’. Soon you’ll be wanting to know how to ask for the bill too…
Fri Sep 02 2005 | Jenny, Ken
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|请问||qǐng wèn||may I ask; excuse me|
qǐng wèn yǒu càidān ma ？
Excuse me, do you have a menu?
yǒu de 。qǐng shāoděng 。
Yes. Please wait a moment.
hǎo de 。
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