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In Praise of Praise!
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ID: QW0332 Intermediate
QingWen investigates the differences between four words that can be translated as "praise" in English: 表扬 (biǎoyáng), 夸奖 (kuājiǎng), 称赞 (chēngzàn) and 赞美 (zànměi).
Fri Dec 06 2013 | Tom, Connie
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to praise (an action, something someone has done)
jīntiān wǒ bāng nǎinai xǐyīfu le ，nǎinai biǎoyáng le wǒ 。
Today I helped grandma wash clothes, and grandma praised me.
zhècì kǎoshì wǒ kǎo le dì yī míng ，lǎoshī biǎoyáng le wǒ 。
I got the highest score on this test and the teacher praised me.
rúguǒ nǐ de yèjì hěn hǎo ，nǐ de lǎobǎn huì biǎoyáng nǐ 。
If your achievements are very good, your boss will praise you.
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