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Hello everyone. Welcome back to Chinese weekly words. 欢迎大家再次来到 Chinese weekly words. This week, we are going to talk about Housework 家务 (jiāwù).
"to sweep"
我扫地扫了一上午。(Wǒ sǎodì sǎole yí shàngwǔ.)"I've been sweeping for a whole morning."
拖(tuō)"to mop"
The thing you use to mop in Chinese is 拖把 (tuōbǎ)
我把房间拖了拖。(Wǒ bǎ fángjiān tuō le tuō.)"I just moped the bedroom."
擦(cā)"to wipe"
If I use a tissue, I wipe.
他在擦玻璃。(Tā zài cā bōli.)"He is wiping the glass."
收拾(shōushi) means "to put things away"
把你的玩具都收拾好。(Bǎ nǐ de wánjù dōu shōushi hǎo.)"Put away your toys."
洗(xǐ)"to wash"
我在洗衣服。(Wǒ zài xǐ yīfu.)"I am washing my clothes."
Okay that’s all for what do we have – we talked about housework today. Thanks for watching. I will be here with you next week on Chinese weekly words 下周见! bye bye.