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Doing Business in the Bath House

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ID: 1523 Upper Intermediate
What goes on in a Chinese bath house? Maybe not all of it is fit for a family podcast, but in this lesson a husband insists that bath houses are rapidly becoming popular (and legitimate) places to make business deals. Listen in on the debate and learn some useful Mandarin Chinese.
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N次 N cì immeasurable amount of times, 'million' times
浴场 yùchǎng bath house
guǐ stealthy, secret
搓澡 cuōzǎo rub down
wǒ wǎnshang gěi nǐ dǎ le N cì diànhuà ,nǐ wèishénme bù jiē ?
I called you like a million times tonight. Why haven't you answered?
bùshì gēn nǐ shuō le ma ?dāngshí zài yùchǎng tán shēngyi ,shǒujī suǒ zài guìzi lǐ le 。
I told you didn't I? I was discussing business in the bath house at the time. My phone was locked in the locker.
shénme guǐ shēngyi ,fēiyào qù yùchǎng tán ?
What kind of shady business is it that you absolutely must discuss in a bath house?
lǎopó ,nǐ bù zhīdào ,xiànzài jiù liúxíng zài yùchǎng tán shēngyi 。
Honey, you don't get it. It's popular these days to talk business in bath houses.
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