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"I Want to Pay..." 付 fù, 缴 jiǎo and 交 jiāo

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ID: QW0392 Intermediate
We might enjoy buying dinner for friends or treating ourselves to a nice massage, but when it comes to paying taxes and rent it's probably an entirely different feeling. Well actually in Chinese we use another verb 缴/交 for these annoying payments. Check out this video lesson on the differences between 付,缴 and 交. We've also included an extended explanation for upper-int advanced learners at the end of the show.
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jiǎo to pay; to hand over
shuì taxes
水费 shuǐfèi water bill
电费 diànfèi electricy bill
to pay money
jīntiān wǒ fùqián 。
I'll pay today
jiǎo shuì
pay taxes
wǒ yào jiǎo shuì 。
I want to pay (my) taxes.
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