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Picking Up Girls(上)

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ID: 3079 Upper Intermediate
In this rather steamy lesson, we learn some interesting ways to chat someone up using The Thirty-Six Stratagems which is an old Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and civil interaction. How to Really Exaggerate Your Chinese Qing Wen
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
掉渣 diàozhā lit: to have bits fall off; used as a complement to express an extreme of something i.e. super handsome
壁咚 bìdōng to push someone against a wall (romantic)
天菜 tiāncài someone that is exactly your type
等级 děngjí degree; level; rank
你看!!这个男主角真的帅到掉渣,我好想被他壁咚!
nǐ kàn !!zhè ge nánzhǔjué zhēnde shuài dào diàozhā ,wǒ hǎo xiǎng bèi tā bìdōng !
Look!!! This lead actor is insanely sexy, I would love to be shoved up against a wall by him.
唉!情人节要到了,我好想追我的一个天菜等级的同事啊!每次看到她我都情不自禁地...
ài !qíngrénjié yào dào le ,wǒ hǎo xiǎng zhuī wǒ de yī gè tiāncài děngjí de tóngshì ā !měicì kàndào tā wǒ dōu qíngbùzìjīn de . . .
(sigh) It's almost valentines day, I'd love to court one of my colleagues who's exactly my type. Every time I see her, I can't help but...
想壁咚她吗?你这个变态!你不知道人帅真好,人丑性骚扰吗?
xiǎng bìdōng tā ma ?nǐ zhè ge biàntài !nǐ bù zhīdào rén shuài zhēn hǎo ,rén chǒu xìngsāorǎo ma ?
shove her against a wall? You pervert! Haven't you heard the expression - if you're good looking it's okay, if you're not, it's sexual harassment.
你想多了,我是说,我都会情不自禁地心跳加速。
nǐ xiǎng duō le ,wǒ shì shuō ,wǒ dōuhuì qíngbùzìjīn de xīntiào jiāsù 。
You're over thinking it, what I meant was, every time I see her, I can't help but feel my heart racing.
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