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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
Wed May 17 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|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|
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.
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...
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.
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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