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How to Address Someone
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ID: 1587 Elementary
There are quite a few forms of address for people in Mandarin Chinese, and being the nice, polite student that you are, you want to use the most appropriate one when you meet someone new. In this lesson, learn how to ask what you should call someone.
Mon Jan 17 2011 | Dilu, John
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|认识||rènshi||to know (a person)|
nǐ rènshi nà ge rén ma ？
Do you know that guy?
bù rènshi 。
nà wǒ yīnggāi zěnme chēnghu tā ？
Then how should I address him?
zhè ge ，wǒ yě bù zhīdào 。nǐ zìjǐ wèn tā ba 。
Umm...I don't know. Why don't you ask him yourself?
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