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<p>Newbie - Want To Lose Weight?</p>
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<p>A: 佳佳,你怎么吃得这么少?</p>
<p>Jia1jia5,ni3zen3me5chi1de5zhe4me5shao3?</p>
<p>Jia Jia, why are you eating so little?</p>
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<p>B: 我男朋友说我太胖了,我好难过。</p>
<p>wo3nan2 peng2you5shuo1wo3tai4pang4le5,wo3hao3nan2guo4。</p>
<p>My ...
<p>Qing Wen - To Accumulate 积累 (jīlěi) , 积蓄 (jīxù) and 累积 (lěijī)</p>
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<p>: 积累</p>
<p>ji1lei3</p>
<p>To accumulate</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 累积</p>
<p>lei3ji1</p>
<p>To accumulate</p>
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<p>: 通过多年的累积,他已经会说三种语言了。</p>
<p>tong1guo4duo1nian2de5lei3ji1,ta1yi3jing1hui4shuo1san1zhong3yu3yan2le5。</p>
<p>Over ...
<p>Qing Wen - Ways to say "Otherwise": 否則 (fǒuzé) 不然 (bùrán) 要不 (yào bù)</p>
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<p>: 否则</p>
<p>fou3ze2</p>
<p>Otherwsie (Strong)</p>
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<p>: 你不要跟我女朋友说话否则我会杀了你</p>
<p>ni3bu4 yao4gen1wo3nv3peng2you5shuo1hua4fou3ze2wo3hui4sha1le5ni3</p>
<p>Don't ...
<p>Qing Wen - Towards: 向 (xiàng) , 朝 (cháo) , 往 (wǎng)</p>
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<p>: 不要怕,向前走!</p>
<p>bu4 yao4pa4,xiang4qian2zou3!</p>
<p>Don't be scared, keep going!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 在外滩朝东面看,可以看到东方明珠。</p>
<p>zai4Wai4tan1chao2dong1mian4kan4,ke3yi3kan4dao4Dong1fang1ming2zhu1。</p>
<p>If ...
<p>Qing Wen - Towards 向 朝 往</p>
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<p>: 不要怕,向前走!</p>
<p>bu4 yao4pa4,xiang4qian2zou3!</p>
<p>Don't be scared, keep going!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 在外滩朝东面看,可以看到东方明珠。</p>
<p>zai4Wai4tan1chao2dong1mian4kan4,ke3yi3kan4dao4Dong1fang1ming2zhu1。</p>
<p>If ...
<p>Qing Wen - Life! 生活 (shēnghuó),生命 (shēngmìng),人生 (rénshēng)</p>
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<p>1: 生活</p>
<p>sheng1huo2</p>
<p>Daily life.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>2: 生命</p>
<p>sheng1ming4</p>
<p>Life (biological).</p>
<p> </p>
<p>3: 人生</p>
<p>ren2sheng1</p>
<p>Lifetime.</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - Using 赶得上 (gǎndéshàng) or 来得及 (láidéjí)</p>
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<p>.: 赶得上</p>
<p>gan3de5shang4</p>
<p>to be able to catch (something).</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 来得及</p>
<p>lai2de5ji2</p>
<p>to be able to do something on time.</p>
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<p>: 别急,我们赶得上那辆公交车。</p>
<p>bie2 ...
<p>Qing Wen - To Express: 标志 (biāozhì) and 表示 (biǎoshì)</p>
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<p>: 标志</p>
<p>biao1zhi4</p>
<p>sign; symbol; mark; to symbolize</p>
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<p>: 标志上写着“请勿入内”。</p>
<p>biao1zhi4shang4xie3zhe5“qing3wu4ru4nei4”。</p>
<p>The sign ...
<p>Qing Wen - Outstanding: 出色 (chūsè) and 优秀 (yōuxiù)</p>
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<p>: 出色</p>
<p>chu1se4</p>
<p>remarkable</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 优秀</p>
<p>you1xiu4</p>
<p>outstanding; excellent</p>
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<p>: 他这次考试成绩非常出色。</p>
<p>ta1zhe4ci4kao3shi4cheng2ji4fei1chang2chu1se4。</p>
<p>His ...
<p>Qing Wen - Using 过程 (Guòchéng) and 流程 (liúchéng): Process</p>
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<p>: 过程</p>
<p>guo4cheng2</p>
<p>process</p>
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<p>: 有些植物的生长过程非常慢。</p>
<p>you3xie1zhi2wu4de5sheng1zhang3guo4cheng2fei1chang2man4。</p>
<p>Some plants have ...
<p>Qing Wen - Ways to say Interesting: 有兴趣 (yǒu xìngqù) and 有意思 (yǒuyìsi)</p>
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<p>: 兴趣</p>
<p>xing4qu4</p>
<p>interest</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 有兴趣</p>
<p>you3xing4qu4</p>
<p>to be interested</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 你有兴趣去太空旅行吗?</p>
<p>ni3you3xing4qu4qu4tai4kong1lv3xing2ma5?</p>
<p>Are ...
<p>Qing Wen - To train: 训练 (xùnliàn) or 培训 (péixùn)</p>
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<p>: 训练</p>
<p>xun4lian4</p>
<p>training</p>
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<p>: 通过头脑训练我变得更聪明了。</p>
<p>tong1guo4tou2nao3xun4lian4wo3bian4de5geng4cong1ming5le5。</p>
<p>Through mental training ...
<p>Qing Wen - Using "avoid": 省得 (shěngdé) vs 以免 (yǐmiǎn)</p>
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<p>: 省得</p>
<p>sheng3de5</p>
<p>so as to save (or avoid)</p>
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<p>: 天好像要下雨了,记得带伞,省得到时候淋湿了。</p>
<p>tian1hao3xiang4yao4xia4yu3le5,ji4de5dai4san3,sheng3de5dao4shi2hou5lin2shi1le5。</p>
<p>It ...
<p>Qing Wen - To carry out: 推行 (tuīxíng) vs 实施 (shíshī)</p>
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<p>: 实施</p>
<p>shi2shi1</p>
<p>to implement, to carry out</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 实施方案</p>
<p>shi2shi1fang1'an4</p>
<p>to implement a plan</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 软件实施工程师</p>
<p>ruan3jian4shi2shi1gong1cheng2shi1</p>
<p>software ...
<p>Qing Wen - 吧 (ba) and 要不 (yào bù)</p>
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<p>: 吧</p>
<p>ba5</p>
<p>(indicates suggestion, softens tone, expresses agreement, "I guess", pausing in a sentence, list an example)</p>
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<p>: 把你的意见说给我听听吧。</p>
<p>ba3ni3de5yi4jian4shuo1gei3wo3ting1ting5ba5。</p>
<p>Why ...
<p>Qing Wen - How to Say 'Blame' in Chinese</p>
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<p>: 怪</p>
<p>guai4</p>
<p>to blame</p>
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<p>: 今天迟到都怪你!</p>
<p>jin1tian1chi2dao4dou1guai4ni3!</p>
<p>It's all your fault that we are late today!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 你自己化妆那么长时间,还怪我?</p>
<p>ni3zi4ji3hua4zhuang1na4me5chang2 ...
<p>News and Features - 100K Strong Foundation</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - To Regret: 后悔 (hòuhuǐ) vs 遗憾 (yíhàn)</p>
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<p>: 后悔</p>
<p>hou4hui3</p>
<p>to regret</p>
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<p>: 对于你爷爷的过世,我很后悔。</p>
<p>dui4yu2ni3ye2ye5de5guo4shi4,wo3hen3hou4hui3。</p>
<p>I regret that your grandfather ...
<p>Qing Wen - Investigation: 考察 (kǎochá) and 考查 (kǎochá)</p>
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<p>: 考察</p>
<p>kao3cha2</p>
<p>to inspect, to make an investigatiion</p>
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<p>: 专家们实地考察过了,那个地方很适合建厂。</p>
<p>zhuan1jia1men5shi2di4kao3cha2guo4le5,na4ge5di4fang5hen3shi4he2jian4chang3。</p>
<p>The ...
<p>News and Features - Greetings from Two Visiting Cpod Users</p>
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