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How to Start a Conversation with Chinese People

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ID: QW0138 Elementary
Today's Qing Wen is essential for all Chinese learners! If you've ever wanted to know why the heck everyone is asking whether or not you've eaten, or if you want to know culturally appropriate ways to greet people, then check out today's show. They might seem a bit strange at first, but these phrases will help you to be more friendly with neighbors and colleagues in no time.
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chī le ma ?
Have you eaten?
chī le méiyǒu ?
Have you eaten yet?
chīfàn le ma ?
Have you eaten?
zài chīfàn de shíjiān 。bǐrú shuō ,zǎoshang bā diǎnzhōng zuǒyòu ,zhōngwǔ shí yī èr diǎn ,xiàwǔ wǔ liù diǎn 。
During a meal. For example, at around 8 o'clock in the morning, 11 or 12 o'clock, 5 or 6 in the afternoon.
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