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ID: QW0328 Intermediate
QingWen looks abroad! In this edition of the show, learn how Chinese people talk about things that come from outside of China, from foods to inventions to people!
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外国人
wàiguórén
foreigner
这个词比较中性。
zhè gè cí bǐjiào zhōngxìng 。
This word is pretty neutral.
老外
lǎowài
foreigner
中国人觉得叫"老外"还是比较亲切的。好像是我的老朋友。
Zhōngguórén juéde jiào "lǎowài "háishì bǐjiào qīnqiè de 。hǎoxiàng shì wǒ de lǎo péngyou 。
Chinese people feel that “lǎowài” is an affectionate expression. It's like this person's my old friend.
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