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Intermediate - Night Cat

Posted by grace_counselor June 6, 2010 in the Group General Discussion.


你好 Chris,“打瞌睡”是 to doze off.

那个学生说的是“周公叫我”不是“周么叫我” 。“周公”is a person who often appeared in Confucius‘ dream. Therefore, Chinese people like call “dream” as 周公's dream. And suppose you fell asleep just now, you can say you went to see 周公.:) That's why that student said “周公叫我”. 

The best way to do quotation marks in Chinese is “” .


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