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ID: 2985 Elementary
  In this lesson, we learn how to complain that something is too expensive. We also look at words for large numbers including hundreds, thousands, and tens of thousands. We also look take a look at the measure word 条 (tiao2) which is often used for long, thin strips of things.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
tiáo MW for long, thin things
wàn ten thousand
便宜 piányi cheap
点儿 diǎnr a bit
这一条项链三万块钱。
zhè yī tiáo xiàngliàn sānwàn kuàiqián 。
This necklace costs 30,000 yuan.
太贵了,便宜点儿。
tài guì le ,piányi diǎnr 。
That's too expensive. Can you make it a bit cheaper.
这一条连衣裙三千块钱
zhè yī tiáo liányīqún sānqiān kuàiqián
This dress costs 3,000 yuan.
太贵了,便宜点儿。
tài guì le ,piányi diǎnr 。
That's too expensive. Can you make it a bit cheaper.
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