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Don't Drink the Water
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ID: 0406 Newbie
To drink the tap water, or not to drink; that is the question. In this podcast you will learn how to use Mandarin Chinese to warn someone not to drink the tap water; as well as how to ask what is wrong with it, and how to tell someone that the water is unsanitary. Not only that, but you will also learn how to thank someone for telling you!
Wed Jan 24 2007 | Jenny, Ken
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|what's the matter
bùyào hē zìláishuǐ ！
Don’t drink the tap water!
zěnme le ？
What’s wrong with it?
bù wèishēng 。
wǒ zhīdào le 。xièxie 。
Oh, I see. Thank you.
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