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The DVD Ploy

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ID: 0776 Intermediate
In the realm of dating, men's ruses to get women into their arms are universal. Oh yes... don't fall for the 'arms around you to shield you from the cold', the 'tandem bike ride home', the 'friendly shoulder rub', or the most transparent of all... the 'DVD ploy.' In this podcast, find out how to ask someone upstairs to watch a movie, and how to gracefully escape in Mandarin Chinese.
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dié DVD
爆米花 bàomǐhuā popcorn
女主角 nǚ zhǔjué female lead
to spill; to sprinkle
wǒ gěi nǐ mǎi le hǎojǐ zhāng dié 。xiǎng kàn shénme ,zìjǐ tiāo 。
I bought quite a few DVDs for you. Pick which one you want to watch.
wǒmen kàn zhè zhāng ba 。
Let's watch this one.
hǎo 。lái ,chī yīdiǎn bàomǐhuā 。
OK. Here, have some popcorn.
zhège nǚ zhǔjué zhēn piàoliang 。
This female lead is really beautiful.
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