#309 Laowai Chinese: Buying and Haggling
Time to hit up the markets to buy gifts for back home! Learn the difference between asking for something cheaper and actually asking for it to be pricier… yes, yes it happens all.the.time. Tune in and don’t let it happen to you!
买 mǎi Buy
卖 mài Sell
买东西 mǎi dōngxī Buy things (aka…go shopping)
买衣服 mǎi yīfú Buy clothing
买包 mǎi bāo Buy bags
有点X yǒudiǎnX… VS… X点 diǎn
太贵了 tài guìle Too expensive!
有点贵…yǒudiǎn guì A bit too pricy
便宜点好吗 piányí diǎn hǎo ma Can you go cheaper?
有点热 yǒudiǎn rè A bit too warm
有点冷 yǒudiǎn lěng A bit too cold
有点胖 yǒudiǎn pàng A bit too fat
有点瘦 yǒudiǎn shòu A bit too skinny
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