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Ordering Food for the Group

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ID: 1484 Intermediate
Ordering food in China is no simple matter. It's time to leave behind your Western "order my own portion" ways and embrace Chinese family-style eating. But with everyone sharing the dishes, ordering the food can be a little complicated. In this lesson, learn the language you need to make everyone happy (and full).
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点菜 diǎn cài to order dishes
diǎn to order
shóu to be familiar with
了解 liǎojiě to understand, to know
Gāo Wén ,nǐ lái diǎn cài ba 。
Gao Wen, why don't you order?
bù bù bù ,wǒ bùhuì diǎn ,háishì nǐmen lái ba 。
No, no, no... I'm no good at ordering. You guys better do it.
nà Cuī Jiàn ,zhè jiā diàn nǐ shóu ,nǐ diǎn ba 。
Then Cui Jian, you're familiar with this restaurant. You order.
wǒ bù zhīdào nǐmen ài chī shénme ya 。Jiǎng Jūn ,nǐ liǎojiě dàjiā ,nǐ lái ba 。
I don't know what you all like to eat. Jiang Jun, you know everyone well; you do it.
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