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EP101 吃醋 Be Jealous

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-06-08 13:34:10
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EP101 吃醋 Be Jealous

EP101 吃醋 Be Jealous

  • Chinese 101: Talk about things that make someone’s girlfriend angry

  • Grammar: How to use “生气”“让...生气”“生..的气”

  • Language Tips: Why “drink vinegar 吃醋” means jealous; Expressions related to“吃”;

  • Story of the Day:To lap up information without digesting it 囫囵吞枣 hú lún tūn zǎo 

Dialogue:

A:我的女朋友不理我了。

wǒ de nǚ péng yǒu bù lǐ wǒ le。

My girlfriend’s not talking to me. 

B:为什么?你让她生气了吗?

wéi shí me?nǐ ràng tā shēng qì le ma?

Why? Did you make her angry?

A:我昨天夸另一个女孩很漂亮。

wǒ zuó tiān kuā lìng yī gè nǚ hái hěn piāo liàng。

Yesterday I praised another girl for her beauty.

B:她一定是吃醋了!

tā yī dìng shì chī cù le !

She must be jealous!

Words & Expressions:

【女朋友】nǚ péng yǒu

【生气】shēng qì: be angry

【昨天】zuó tiān: yesterday

【夸】kuā: praise

【另一个】lìng yī gè: another

【女孩】nǚ hái: girl

【漂亮】piāo liàng: pretty, beautiful

【一定】yī dìng: must be

【吃醋】chī cù: (a metaphor) be jealous (in a relationship)

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EP101 吃醋 Be Jealous

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