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Is There a Service Charge?
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ID: 3057 Elementary
Service charges (tipping) is becoming more and more common, but sometimes it can he hard to know if it's enforced. In this lesson, the service charge is "clearly" written on the blackboard on the wall of the restaurant, but the friend is complaining that the words are too small, and he cannot see them.
Tue Apr 04 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|收||shōu||to collect; to charge|
zhè jiā cāntīng shōu fúwùfèi ma ？
Does this restaurant have a service charge?
shōu ā 。
nǐ zěnme zhīdào ？
How do you know?
pángbiān bǎnzi shàng xiě zhe shōu bǎifēn zhī shí fúwùfèi 。
On the board to the side, it says that they charge a ten percent service fee.
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