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What Did We Eat Again?

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ID: 2853 Elementary
  In today's elementary lesson we hear two friends try to decide what to eat. Moreover, one of them can't actually remember what they had just recently. Learn how to use 才 cái to express that something happened earlier than you expected, which can be translated as "just now" or "a moment ago." You might also be interested in this Newbie lesson comparing 才 and 就 in a slightly different way Photo by avlxyz
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
晚餐 wǎncān evening meal
牛肉面 niúròumiàn beef noodles
cái just recently;only
好久 hǎo jiǔ quite a while
今天晚餐吃牛肉面好不好?
jīntiān wǎncān chī niúròumiàn hǎo bù hǎo ?
Can we eat beef noodles tonight?
不是昨天才吃了吗?
bùshì zuótiān cái chī le ma ?
Didn't we just eat them yesterday?
咦,不是好久没吃了吗?
yí ,bùshì hǎo jiǔ méi chī le ma ?
Huh, we have not had them for ages, no?
我确定,昨天才吃的牛肉面。
wǒ quèdìng ,zuótiān cái chī de niúròumiàn 。
I'm certain that yesterday we ate beef noodles.
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