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ID: 0816 Newbie
When faced with the 'Do Chinese people really say ni hao ma or are they just succumbing to Englese' quandary, here is a lesson you can use to circumvent these deep unanswerable how-are-you-dilemmas. An alternative greeting option in Mandarin. In this podcast, learn how to ask after a peep in all new exciting ways. And special bonus--two ambiguous answers in one dialogue. Do the Chinese know how to evade, or what?
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最近 zuìjìn recently
还好 hái hǎo fine; passable; okay
还可以 hái kěyǐ all right; not bad
hěn very
nǐhǎo !
nǐhǎo ,zuìjìn hái hǎo ma ?
Hello! Have you been all right lately?
hái kěyǐ 。nǐ ne ?
I'm OK. How about you?
wǒ zuìjìn hěn máng 。
I've been very busy lately.
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