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ID: 2985 Pre Intermediate
  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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tiáo MW for long, thin things
项链 xiàngliàn necklace
wàn ten thousand
便宜 piányi cheap
zhè yī tiáo xiàngliàn sānwàn kuàiqián 。
This necklace costs 30,000 yuan.
tài guì le ,piányi diǎnr 。
That's too expensive. Can you make it a bit cheaper.
zhè yī tiáo liányīqún sānqiān kuàiqián
This dress costs 3,000 yuan.
tài guì le ,piányi diǎnr 。
That's too expensive. Can you make it a bit cheaper.
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