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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 4044 Intermediate
This lesson is all about coincidence and mistaken identity. While out on the street, a father bumps into his drunk daughter who then asks him his name and address, and gets more and more surprised when he says that he lives in the same place as her. It's not until the end of the dialogue that she finds out it's really her father. For a video about how to introduce yourself, check out: Introduce Your Name Like a Native
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
贵姓 guì xìng surname (polite)
not
搞错 gǎocuò be mistaken
请问您贵姓啊?
qǐngwèn nín guì xìng ā ?
Can I ask your surname please?
免贵姓王,三横一竖王。
miǎnguìxìng Wáng ,sān héng yī shù Wáng 。
My surname is Wang, the "Wang" character with three horizontal strokes and one vertical stroke.
我也姓王,你住哪儿啊?
wǒ yě xìng Wáng ,nǐ zhù nǎr ā ?
My surname is Wang too. Where do you live?
我住长安大街附近,你知道花旗银行不?我家就在银行左边那栋楼。
wǒ zhù chángān dàjiē fùjìn ,nǐ zhīdào huāqíyínháng bù ?wǒjiā jiù zài yínháng zuǒbiān nà dòng lóu 。
I live near Changan Street. Do you know where the Citibank is? My place is in the building to the left of the bank.
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