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ID: 0715 Elementary
Though XYZ doesn't translate well into Chinese (that being said, the letters X, Y and Z do have great pinyin potential), you may find yourself in the unenviable position of informing someone that they're 'flying low.' In this podcast, learn to tell someone to 'do it up' in Mandarin. And while we're at it, we'll throw in a little tying of the shoelaces and buttoning of the coat just to make sure you're all put together properly.
Fri Nov 30 2007 | Jenny, Ken
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nǐ hǎo le ma ？
Are you ready?
wǒ zài jì xiédài ，mǎshàng jiù hǎo 。
I'm tying my shoelaces. I'll be ready in a second.
děngdeng ，dàyī kòu hǎo 。
Wait, button up your coat.
zhīdào le ，bùyòng nǐ shuō 。
I know, you don't have to tell me.
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