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Politely Declining an Invitation
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ID: 1483 Elementary
Naturally you're going to accept every invitation to hang out with your Chinese friends and co-workers, but what do you say when you really just can't make it? In this lesson, find out how to politely decline an invitation, thereby increasing your chances of getting invited again (rather than getting blacklisted from their homes and shunned for life).
Tue Aug 24 2010 | John, Jenny
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Xiǎo Wáng ，zhōumò lái wǒ jiā wán ba 。
Xiao Wang, this weekend come to my house and hang out.
hǎo a ！
Xiǎo Zhōu ，nǐ yě lái ba 。
Xiao Zhou, you come too.
āiyā ，zhōumò wǒ yǒushì 。
Oh, this weekend I have something I have to do.
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