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Requesting a Glass of Water
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ID: 0497 Newbie
Hot day—there’s nothing you imagine that could be better than a nice cold glass of ice water... aha, not so! There is a whole nation of Chinese people that would beg to differ with you on this point. In this podcast, learn how to request a glass of water in Mandarin Chinese... cold water.
Thu Apr 26 2007 | Jenny, Ken
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fúwùyuán ，gěi wǒ yī bēi shuǐ 。
Waiter, give me a glass of water.
lěng de háishi rè de ？
Cold or hot?
lěng de 。
hǎo de 。
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