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ID: 0214 Elementary
Yes – we’ve prepared you for the language side of things, but there are some situations that just can’t be prepared for (see: using an “Eastern toilet” in a cocktail dress). So perhaps being able to react appropriately would at least slow down that rush of red to your cheeks? In this podcast, we’ll aid you in admitting embarrassment in Mandarin Chiense.
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这次 zhè cì this time
请客 qǐngkè to treat guests
gòu enough
丢脸 diūliǎn to lose face
zhè cì wǒ qǐngkè 。
This time it's my treat.
bùyòng ,wǒ lái 。
You don't need to do that. I can get it.
āiyā ......wǒ qián bùgòu 。zhēn diūliǎn !
Oh no, I don’t have enough money with me. How embarrassing!
méiguānxi 。wǒ lái fù 。
It doesn't matter. I'll pay.
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