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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
Wed Mar 09 2016 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|好久||hǎo jiǔ||quite a while|
jīntiān wǎncān chī niúròumiàn hǎo bù hǎo ？
Can we eat beef noodles tonight?
bùshì zuótiān cái chī le ma ？
Didn't we just eat them yesterday?
yí ，bùshì hǎo jiǔ méi chī le ma ？
Huh, we have not had them for ages, no?
wǒ quèdìng ，zuótiān cái chī de niúròumiàn 。
I'm certain that yesterday we ate beef noodles.
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