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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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吃饭 chīfàn to eat food
to be away from
yuǎn far
大学 dàxué university
míngtiān wǎnshang zài nǎli chīfàn ?
Where will we eat tomorrow night?
zài kuàizi cāntīng 。
At Chopsticks.
kuàizi lí zhèlǐ yuǎn bù yuǎn ?
How far away is Chopsticks from here?
kuàizi jiù zài dàxué fùjìn ,lí zhèlǐ hěnjìn 。
Chopsticks is just by the university, very close to here.
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