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Is There Garlic in This? I'm Vegan!
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ID: 2898 Elementary
Are you a vegetarian or perhaps a vegan? Do you struggle to explain yourself in China when ordering food? This lesson will get you ordering like a pro, and teach you different ways to say vegetarian in Chinese. For another video with more ways to say all kinds of vegetarian and vegan, check out Fiona on YouTubehere
Tue May 31 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|素炒面||sùchǎomiàn||vegetarian fried noodles|
|吃素||chīsù||to be a vegetarian|
fúwùyuán ，zhè ge sù chǎomiàn lǐtou zěnme yǒu cōngsuàn ā ？
Waiter, why is there spring onion and garlic in this vegetarian fried noodles?
nǐ shuō bù chī ròu ，lǐtou méiyǒu ròu 。
You said you didn't eat meat, there's no meat in it.
wǒ shuō wǒ chīsù ，dāngrán shì fójiào sù 。
I said I was a vegetarian, of course I meant Buddhist vegetarianism.
cōngsuàn shì hūn de ma ？wǒ méi tīngshuō guo ，nà nǐ yào huàn yīpán ma ？
Are spring onion and garlic non-vegetarian? I never heard that before. Do you want me to give you a new one?
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