Basic Spoken Mandarin

5. shopping 

You click on the Chinese characters, Chinese sentences or the headphone icons to hear the pronunciation. Place the cursor on the English words to view Pinyin for the pronunciation and the Chinese word order.
New words Additional phrases and words New phrases
This Many How much is this? 这个多少钱
[A common measure word for objects] few Is this for sale? 这个卖不卖?
How much 多少 That It's too expensive. 太贵了
Money Big Do you have anything cheaper? 有便宜的吗
Sell Small I'm not going to buy this. 不买
Extremely, too No good 不好    
Expensive 123456789,  10 123456789,10 I am having a look 我看看
Cheap, reasonable (price) 便宜 Hundred What would you like (to buy)? 买什么
[A sentence particle implies excessiveness] I, me    
Buy [Sentence particle]    


How do you say

How much is that? This is too expensive. That is too big. Do you have anything cheaper? Is this for sale? I don't have much money. This one is no good, that one is good.

It's too much / many.

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