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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Hi everybody, my name is Wu Rui.
Welcome to The 800 Core Chinese Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
1.
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拿出去
(ná chūqù)
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"take out"
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拿出去
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拿出去
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take out
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你可以把垃圾拿出去吗?
(Nǐ kěyǐ bǎ lājī ná chūqù ma?)
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"Can you take out the trash, please?"
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你可以把垃圾拿出去吗?
2.
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服务员
(fúwùyuán)
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"waiter"
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服务员
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服务员
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waiter
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服务员,我们要点菜。
(Fúwùyuán, wǒmen yào diǎn cài. )
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"Waiter, we want to order food."
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服务员,我们要点菜。
3.
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天气预报
(tiānqì yùbào )
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"weather report"
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天气预报
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天气预报
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weather report
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去航海前查下天气预报。
(Qù hánghǎi qián chá xià tiānqì yùbào. )
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"Check the weather report before going sailing."
(SLOW)
去航海前查下天气预报。
4.
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摄氏度
(shèshìdù)
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"Celsius"
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摄氏度
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摄氏度
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Celsius
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水在零摄氏度以下会结冰。
(Shuǐ zài líng shèshìdù yǐxià huì jiébīng.)
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"Water freezes at zero degrees Celsius."
(SLOW)
水在零摄氏度以下会结冰。
5.
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电视节目
(diànshì jiémù )
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"TV show"
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电视节目
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电视节目
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TV show
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我经常看这个电视节目。
(Wǒ jīngcháng kàn zhège diànshì jiémù.)
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"I always watch this TV show."
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我经常看这个电视节目。
6.
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慢跑
(mànpǎo)
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"jogging"
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慢跑
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慢跑
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jogging
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女人正在海边的路上慢跑。
(Nǚrén zhèngzài hǎibiān de lù shang mànpǎo.)
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"The woman is jogging on a road by the ocean."
(SLOW)
女人正在海边的路上慢跑。
7.
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快餐
(kuàicān)
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"fast food"
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快餐
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快餐
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fast food
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汉堡跟薯条被认为是快餐。
(Hànbǎo gēn shǔtiáo bèi rènwéi shì kuàicān.
)
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"Burgers and fries are considered fast food."
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汉堡跟薯条被认为是快餐。
8.
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公园
(gōngyuán )
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"park"
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公园
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公园
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park
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公园里很安静。
(Gōngyuán lǐ hěn ānjìng.)
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"Inside the park is very quiet."
(SLOW)
公园里很安静。
9.
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交通信号灯
(jiāotōng xìnhàodēng)
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"traffic light"
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交通信号灯
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交通信号灯
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traffic light
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为了你的安全,注意交通信号灯。
(Wèi le nǐ de ānquán, zhùyì jiāotōng xìnhàodēng.)
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"For your safety, check the traffic lights."
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为了你的安全,注意交通信号灯。
10.
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标志
(biāozhì)
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"sign"
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标志
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标志
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sign
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希望你看到楼前的新标志。
(Xīwàng nǐ kàndào lóu qián de xīn biāozhì.)
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"I hope you notice the new sign in front of the building."
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希望你看到楼前的新标志。
11.
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地铁
(dìtiě)
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"subway"
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地铁
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地铁
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subway
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他每天坐地铁上班。
(Tā měitiān zuò dìtiě shàngbān. )
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"He takes the subway to work everyday."
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他每天坐地铁上班。
12.
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火车站
(huǒchēzhàn )
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"train station"
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火车站
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火车站
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train station
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明天我们在火车站见。
(Míngtiān wǒmen zài huǒchēzhàn jiàn.)
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"Tomorrow we will meet at the train station."
(SLOW)
明天我们在火车站见。
13.
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五百
(wǔbǎi)
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"five hundred"
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五百
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五百
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five hundred
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我出国时只带了五百美元。
(Wǒ chūguó shí zhǐ dài le wǔbǎi měiyuán.)
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"I had only five hundred dollars on me when I went abroad."
(SLOW)
我出国时只带了五百美元。
14.
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九百九十九
(jiǔbǎi jiǔshíjiǔ )
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"nine hundred ninety nine"
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九百九十九
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九百九十九
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nine hundred ninety nine
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我们为这个活动买了九百九十九张椅子。
(Wǒmen wèi zhège huódòng mǎi le jiǔbǎi jiǔshíjiǔ zhāng yǐzi.
)
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"We bought nine hundred ninety nine chairs for the event."
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我们为这个活动买了九百九十九张椅子。
15.
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一百零一
(yībǎi líng yī
)
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"one hundred and one"
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一百零一
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一百零一
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one hundred and one
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我的分数是一百零一分。
(Wǒ de fēnshù shì yībǎi líng yī fēn.)
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"My score was one hundred and one."
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我的分数是一百零一分。
16.
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四百
(sìbǎi)
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"four hundred"
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四百
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四百
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four hundred
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这本书四百页厚。
(Zhè běn shū sìbǎi yè hòu.)
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"The book was four hundred pages thick."
(SLOW)
这本书四百页厚。
17.
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九百
(jiǔbǎi)
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"nine hundred"
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九百
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九百
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nine hundred
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这个古董勺子有九百年历史。
(Zhège gǔdǒng sháozi yǒu jiǔbǎi nián lìshǐ.)
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"The antique spoon was nine hundred years old."
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这个古董勺子有九百年历史。
18.
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英寸
(yīngcùn)
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"inch"
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英寸
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英寸
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inch
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我刚刚买了一部四十英寸的平板电视。
(Wǒ gānggāng mǎi le yī bù sìshí yīngcùn de píngbǎn diànshì.)
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"I just bought a 40 inch flat screen television."
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我刚刚买了一部四十英寸的平板电视。
19.
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公斤
(gōngjīn)
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"kilogram"
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公斤
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公斤
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kilogram
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一公斤是一千克。
(Yī gōngjīn shì yīqiān kè.)
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"One kilogram is one thousand grams."
(SLOW)
一公斤是一千克。
20.
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厘米
(límǐ)
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"centimeter"
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厘米
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厘米
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centimeter
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叠起来的硬币差不多有八厘米厚。
(Dié qǐlai de yìngbì chàbùduō yǒu bā límǐ hòu.
)
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"The stacked coins measure almost eight centimeters."
(SLOW)
叠起来的硬币差不多有八厘米厚。
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
再见。(Zàijiàn.)

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