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The Tea Scam

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ID: 1945 Intermediate
If you're a foreign-looking guy walking down a major street in any international city in China, there's a distinct possibility that you'll be approached by young ladies wanting to chat you up and drink tea with you. Don't be fooled; a lovely chat over normal tea may cost you hundreds of RMB! While we certainly don't want to imply that all, or even a significant number, of Chinese people want to swindle you, this scam is definitely something to be aware of. Listen in to learn more!
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gāng just
bàng great
热情 rèqíng warm
友好 yǒuhǎo friendly
duìbuqǐ ,wǒ lái wǎn le 。
Sorry I'm late.
méiguānxi !wǒ yě gāng dào 。nǐ jīntiān wán de zěnmeyàng ?
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hěn bàng !Zhōngguórén dōu duì wǒ hěn rèqíng hěn yǒuhǎo 。
Really well! The Chinese people were all really warm and friendly to me.
nà tài hǎo le !nǐ qù le nǎxiē dìfang ?
That's great! Where did you go?
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