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Invitation to Dinner
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ID: 1780 Newbie
In China, where eating is always the the central activity around which all else is planned, dinner with friends is the preferred way to socialize. So you'd best prepare yourself for dinner invitations and being treated to meals. Cover the basics in this Chinese lesson.
Thu Oct 13 2011 | John, Dilu
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|有事||yǒushì||to have something to do|
nǐ jīntiān wǎnshang yǒushì ma ？
Do you have something to do tonight?
méishì 。zěnmele ？
Nope. What's up?
wǒ xiǎng qǐng nǐ chīfàn 。
I want to take you out to dinner.
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