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ID: 2890 Elementary
  In this video lesson, you will learn two important sentence structures which are useful for describing distances. The first is 从... 到... (cóng... dào...) which is used in the same way as "from... to..." in English, and can be used both for times and places. The second one is the character 离 (lí). This is used when you're trying to say how far someting is. Typical adjectives you will use with this are 近 jìn (close) and 远 yuǎn for (far). Photo by Fan Yang
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
吃饭 chīfàn to eat food
to be away from
yuǎn far
大学 dàxué university
明天晚上在哪里吃饭?
míngtiān wǎnshang zài nǎli chīfàn ?
Where will we eat tomorrow night?
在筷子餐厅。
zài kuàizi cāntīng 。
At Chopsticks.
筷子离这里远不远?
kuàizi lí zhèlǐ yuǎn bù yuǎn ?
How far away is Chopsticks from here?
筷子就在大学附近,离这里很近。
kuàizi jiù zài dàxué fùjìn ,lí zhèlǐ hěnjìn 。
Chopsticks is just by the university, very close to here.
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