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ID: 4173 Newbie
What common Chinese word do some foreigners learn before "Hello"? McDonald's (麦当劳) of course! Come learn some other important brand names to either impress your friends - or find a Subway sandwich.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
可口 kěkǒu tasty
可乐 kělè amusing; entertaining
sài to compete; race
bǎi hundred; numerous; all kinds of
可口可乐
kěkǒu kělè
Coca-Cola
赛百味
sài bǎi wèi
Subway
宾士
Bīnshì
Mercedes-Benz (in Taiwan)
奔驰
bēn chí
Mercedes-Benz (in China)
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