Sample Sentences

打包哪个
dǎ bāo nǎge cài?
Which dish should go in the doggy-bag?

Elementary

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胆小鬼刺激怎么这么
zhēn shì gè dǎnxiǎoguǐ!yuè kuài yuè hǎo,tài cìjī le!āi,zěnme zhème kuài jiù tíng le?
What a wimp you are! The faster, the better! This is so exciting! Huh?! How come it stopped so soon?

Intermediate

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这个社会就是那些乱开车
zhè ge shèhuì jiùshì bèi nàxiē luàn kāichē de rén gǎo luàn de。
This society is in a mess because of these kind of drivers.

Upper-Intermediate

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十五也就是一个半一个月的话
shí wǔ tiān,yějiùshì bàn gè yuè,yīgebàn,jiā yī ge yuè dehuà,ò,nà bù shì“pàng”ma?
Fifteen days is half a month or "半个月". So one "半", meaning half, added to a "月", meaning month or moon... Oh, is it "胖" the character meaning "fat" that's made up of the "半", meaning half, and the "月", meaning "moon" or "month".

Upper-Intermediate

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liǎng ge。
Two.

Newbie

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疯狂时代对了淘金潮很多中国人但是大批中国人美国苦力修建横贯美国东西太平洋铁路
nà zhēn shì yī gè fēngkuáng de shídài a!duìle,táojīn cháo lǐ yě yǒu hěnduō Zhōngguórén ba。dànshì dàpī Zhōngguórén pǎo qù Měiguó shì qù dàng kǔlì,xiūjiàn héngguàn Měiguó dōngxi de tàipíng yáng tiělù。
That was really a crazy time! Oh, yeah-- there were also a lot of Chinese people in the gold rush, right? But a bunch of the Chinese went to America to work as coolie laborers. They built the Pacific rail line that goes across America from east to west.

Advanced

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这个这个
zhège hǎo,zhège hǎo。
This one’s good! This one’s good!

Newbie

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哪个”?哪个”?
nǎ ge“Xiè”?nǎ ge“Yǔ”?
Which "Xie" and which "Yu?"

Newbie

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这个
wǒ mǎi zhège。
I’m buying this one.

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这个
zhège hǎo ma?
Is this one good?

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这个
zhège bù hǎo。
This one is not good.

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这个
zhège hěn hǎo。
This one is very good.

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这个
I want this.

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这个
This is for her.

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这个
zhège hěn guì。
This is expensive.

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那个
nàge guì ma?
Is that expensive?

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这个
zhège bù guì。
This isn't expensive.

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这个
Is this smelly?

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yǒu。yào jǐ ge?
Yes. How many do you want?

Newbie

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shí ge。
Ten.

Elementary

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