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The Key to Closing a Deal
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ID: 4137 Elementary
In today's lesson, we explore Chinese people's business mentality which revolves around the notion of 天时地利人和. Wanna know the secret to closing a deal? Watch the video, and you'll find out!
Mon Nov 26 2018 | Sandra, Cathy
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|天时地利人和||tiānshídìlìrénhé||the time is right, geographical and social conditions are favorable (idiom)|
nǐ zuótiān qù tán shēngyì a ？
Did you go to the business meeting yesterday?
shì ，dàn méiyǒu tán chéng 。
Yes. But we didn’t close the deal.
wèishénme méiyǒu tán chéng ?
Why didn’t it work out?
wǒmen bù tóuyuán 。Zhōngguórén tán shēngyì ，jiǎng tiānshídìlìrénhé 。
B: We didn’t hit it off. When Chinese people talk about business, we value tiānshídìlìrénhé.
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