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Lesson 20

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Grammar exercises


Question: You are in a restaurant ordering some drinks. Tell the waiter that since there are only three people who are drinking, you think one bottle of red wine will be quite enough.

Hint 1 Hint 1   Use 才 and 就
Hint 2 Hint 2   red wine: 红酒
Comments Answer  我们才三个人喝酒, 我看, 一瓶红酒就够了。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 喝酒的才我们三个人, 我看,一瓶红酒一定够
hē jiǔ de cái wǒmen sān ge rén, wǒ kàn, yì píng hóng jiǔ yídìng gòu. The adverb 才 cái in the above sentence means only, which is similar to 只 (有) zhǐ (yǒu). The word 才 cái only refers to the number word 三个 sān ge three ( people).
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