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ID: 1810 Elementary
Thanksgiving means "turkey day" to most Americans. While the Chinese can get behind the whole idea of a day giving thanks, they also have a few less-than-enthusiastic opinions about turkey. Find out the Chinese view on turkey and learn how to use Chinese to defend the honor of this delicious bird.
Thu Nov 24 2011 | Jenny, John
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Greg ，nǐmen Gǎn\'ēnjié chī huǒjī ma ？
Greg, do you guys eat turkey on Thanksgiving?
duì ，Gǎn\'ēnjié yào chī huǒjī 。nǐ chī guo huǒjī ma ？
Yes, on Thanksgiving you should eat turkey. Have you eaten turkey before?
qùnián Shèngdànjié chī guo yī cì 。
I ate it once on Christmas last year.
zěnmeyàng ？hǎochī ma ？
How was it? Was it tasty?
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