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ID: 2332 Intermediate
Get our your pool cues, poddies. In this lesson, ChinesePod heads to the pool hall for a couple of games. Learn how to talk about playing pool in Chinese!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
game
tiāo to pick
gēn measure word for long slender things
bǎi to place
小张,来一局?
Xiǎo Zhāng ,lái yī jú ?
Xiao Zhang, do you want to play a game?
行,我先挑一根球杆!
xíng ,wǒ xiān tiāo yī gēn qiúgān !
Okay. First I'll pick out a pool cue!
我来摆,你来开球吧。
wǒ lái bǎi ,nǐ lái kāiqiú ba 。
I'll rack them up. You break.
好。
hǎo 。
Okay.
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