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Stealing a Nose
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ID: 1624 Elementary
No, we're not talking about black market organ trafficking. We're talking about the "I got your nose!" trick you play on kids. While this game is not exactly "traditionally Chinese," it's still good fun, and involves some essential facial features and verbs. Learn the Chinese to commit your own acts of facial larceny in this lesson.
Wed Mar 09 2011 | Dilu, John
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|在||zài||to be located at|
|手里||shǒulǐ||in one's hand|
hāhā ，nǐ kàn ，nǐ de bízi zài wǒde shǒulǐ 。
Hah-hah. Look, your nose is in my hand.
ǎ ？wǒ de bízi ！huángěi wǒ ，huángěi wǒ 。
Huh? My nose! Give it back! Give it back!
kěyǐ 。dànshì wǒ yào nǐ de ěrduo 。
OK, but I want your ear.
bù yào ，bù yào názǒu wǒ de ěrduo 。
No. Don't take my ear.
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