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ID: 4197 Elementary
In this lesson, we're traveling around the world to learn the names of different cuisines, and you'll also learn how to say all kinds of flavors in Chinese!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
cài dish (type of food)
ba (modal particle indicating suggestion or surmise)
tài very, too (much)
yóu greasy; oily
我们吃中国菜吧!
wǒmen chī Zhōngguó cài ba !
Let's have Chinese food!
太油了。
tài yóu le 。
That's too greasy.
日本菜呢?
Rìběn cài ne ?
How about Japanese food?
太淡了。
tài dàn le 。
That's too bland.
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