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EP98 先和再 First and then

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-05-28 17:32:46
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EP98 先和再 First and then

EP98 先和再 First and then

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Dialogue:

A:晚上怎么安排?

wǎn shàng zěn me ān pái?

What’s the plan(arrangement) for tonight?

B:先吃饭,再看电影?

xiān chī fàn ,zài kàn diàn yǐng?

Let’eat first, then watch a movie, shall we?

A:可是我想去逛街。

kě shì wǒ xiǎng qù guàng jiē。

But I want to go shopping.

B:好啊,那就先吃饭,再逛街。

hǎo ā ,nà jiù xiān chī fàn ,zài guàng jiē 。

Sure, let’s have dinner first, then go shopping.

A:去哪里逛?

qù nǎ lǐ guàng ?

Where shall we go?

B:吃完饭再看看吧。

chī wán fàn zài kàn kàn ba 。

I'll go have a look after we’ve finished diner.

Words & Expressions:

【晚上】wǎn shàng: night, evening

【安排】ān pái: arrange, arrangement, plan

【先】xiān: fist

【吃饭】chī fàn: have a meal, eat

【再】zài : then

【看电影】kàn diàn yǐng: watch a film

【可是】kě shì:but

【逛街】guàng jiē : go shopping

EP98 先和再 First and then

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