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Important Measure Words for Food and Drink

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ID: 2923 Elementary
  Check out all the basic food and drink related measure words that every beginner needs to know. You'll be a pro next time you go to the restaurant or head over to a friend's for dinner. Photo by Ian Sane
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饮料 yǐnliào beverage
冰箱 bīngxiāng refrigerator
guàn can
píng bottle
nǐ jiā yǒu yǐnliào ma ?
Have you got any drinks at home?
hěn duō 。bīngxiāng lǐ yǒu sān guàn kělè 、liǎng píng qìshuǐ háiyǒu yī tǒng píjiǔ 。
Yes lots. In the fridge there are three cans of coca cola, two bottles of soda and a cask of beer.
wǒ xiǎng hē yī bēi píjiǔ ,kěyǐ ma ?
I want to drink a glass of beer, is that OK?
kěyǐ 。xiǎng chī dōngxi ma ?wǒ zuótiān mǎi le jǐ bāo bǐnggān hé yī dài píngguǒ 。
Yes. Do you want anything to eat? I bought several packets of cookies and a sack of apples yesterday.
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