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ID: 1146 Newbie
Every smart traveler in China should have a thick stack of thin paper in their pocket. No, we're not talking about money, although that is handy. Today's Mandarin podcast is about napkins. If you plan on eating well in China, they will be indispensable.
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yǒu to have
餐巾纸 cānjīnzhǐ paper napkin
děng to wait for
一下 yīxià a bit
yǒu cānjīnzhǐ ma ?
Do you have napkins?
yǒu ,děng yīxià 。gěi nǐ 。
Yes. Wait just a bit. Here you go.
hái yǒu ma ?
Do you have any more?
yǒu ,gěi nǐ 。
Yes, here you go.
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