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Would You Like a Drink?

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to drink
什么 shénme what
不用 bùyòng no need
nǐ hē shénme ?
What would you like to drink?
bùyòng le 。
No thanks, I'm good.
chá ?shuǐ ?guǒzhī ?
Tea? Water? Juice?
xièxie ,zhēnde bùyòng le 。
Thanks, I really don't need anything.
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