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Of Kings, Emperors, and Presidents
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ID: 1556 Intermediate
The difference between kings, emperors, and presidents can be confusing to a child. Explaining the difference in Chinese, however, becomes crystal clear in this lesson. Lesson in to learn the vocabulary and the language of power.
Fri Dec 03 2010 | John, Dilu
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wǒ juéde guówáng de quánlì zuì dà 。
I think kings have the most power.
bù duì ，huángdì de quánlì bǐ guówáng de dà 。
Nope, emperors have more power than kings.
nǐmen dōu cuò le ，yīnggāi shì zǒngtǒng zuì lìhai 。
You're both wrong. It should be presidents that are the most powerful.
suàn le suàn le ，bié zhēng le ，háishì qù wèn Shěn lǎoshī ba 。
Forget it, forget it – stop arguing. Let's go ask Mrs. Shen.
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