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ID: 2322 Intermediate
There's a long standing rivalry between Northerners and Southerners in China. As the stereotypes about both have grown over the years, it makes for some interesting conversations and awkward moments. This lesson illustrates one of them.
Tue Nov 19 2013 | John, Dilu
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|张||zhāng||measure word for flat objects|
|爽快||shuǎngkuài||without hesitation, right away|
āi ，Zhāng Xiǎohǔ zhè rén zěnme zhèyàng a ？
Hey, what's up with that guy Zhang Xiaohu?
shàngzhōu wǒ qǐng tā bāngmáng nòng liǎng zhāng piào ，tā hěn shuǎngkuài de dāying le 。jiéguǒ dào xiànzài dōu méi nòng dào 。
Last week I asked him to help me get two tickets, and he agreed to help immediately. But now, he still hasn't done it.
nǐ zài wèn wen tā ，kěnéng tā tài máng ，wàng le 。
Ask him again. Maybe he's too busy or he forgot.
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