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Rude Waitress Part 1/2

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ID: 3045 Elementary
  In this lesson, we meet a "nasty" waitress who isn't all that friendly towards her customers. The hungry shopper simply wants to know the house special, and she replies by saying, "the most expensive one." This is part one of a two-part video series.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
dào measure word
比较 bǐjiào relatively
吃吃看 chīchīkàn to try eating something
知道 zhīdào to know
服务员,请问你们这儿的招牌菜是哪一道?
fúwùyuán ,qǐngwèn nǐmen zhèr de zhāopai cài shì nǎ yī dào ?
Waiter, may I ask which is your signature dish?
比较贵的就是啦。
bǐjiào guì de jiùshì la 。
... the most expensive one.
那…请问这一道辣不辣?
nà …qǐngwèn zhè yī dào là bù là ?
So... is the dish spicy?
你吃吃看就知道啦。
nǐ chīchīkàn jiù zhīdào la 。
You'll find out when you try it.
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