Phrases

Hello (wéi)  while answering the phone
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How are you? 你好吗? (nǐ hǎo ma)
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I’m fine. And you? 我很好,你呢? (wǒ hěn hǎo, nǐ  ne)
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Long time no see 好久不见 (hǎojǐu bújiàn)
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What’s your name? 你叫什么名字 (nǐ jiào shénme míngzi)
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My surname is Ma, called Adeline 我姓 马, 叫 Adeline (wǒ xìng Mă, jiào Adeline)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr06-mysurnameismacalledadeline.mp3|titles=phr06-mysurnameismacalledadeline]
Where are you from? 你是从哪儿来的? (nǐ shì cóng nǎr lái de)
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I’m from Shanghai 我是从上海來的 (wǒ shì cóng shàng hăi lái de)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr08-imfromshanghai.mp3|titles=phr08-imfromshanghai]
I’m pleased to meet you 我很高兴认识你 (wǒ hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr09-pleasedtomeetyou.mp3|titles=phr09-pleasedtomeetyou]
Good morning 早安 (zǎoān)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr10-goodmorning.mp3|titles=phr10-goodmorning]
Good afternoon 午安 (wǔān)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr11-goodafternoon.mp3|titles=phr11-goodafternoon]
Good evening 晚安 (wǎnān)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr12-goodevening.mp3|titles=phr12-goodevening]
Good night 晚安 (wǎnān)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr13-goodnight.mp3|titles=phr13-goodnight]
Goodbye 再见 (zàijiàn)    See you again!
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr14-goodbye.mp3|titles=phr14-goodbye]
Good luck 你好运 (zhù nǐ háoyùn)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr15-goodluck1.mp3|titles=phr15-goodluck]
Bottoms up 干杯! (gān bēi)   dry your glass!
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Bon appetit 慢慢吃! (mànmàn chī!) – eat slowly!
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Bon voyage 一路顺风 (yī lù shùn fēng)
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I don’t understand 我听不懂 (wǒ tīngbùdǒng)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr19-idontunderstand.mp3|titles=phr19-idontunderstand]
Please say that again 请你再说一次好吗? (qǐng nǐ zài shuō yīcì hǎo ma?)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr20-pleasesaythatagain.mp3|titles=phr20-pleasesaythatagain]
Please speak more slowly 请你说慢一点 (qǐ nĭ shuō màn yīdiǎn)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr21-pleasespeakmoreslowly.mp3|titles=phr21-pleasespeakmoreslowly]
Please write it down 请你写下来,好不好?]
(qǐng nǐ xiě xià lάi, hǎo bù hǎo?)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr22-pleasewriteitdown.mp3|titles=phr22-pleasewriteitdown]
Do you speak Mandarin? 你会不会说普通话?
(nǐ huìbúhuì shūo pŭtōnghuà?)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr23-doyouspeakmandarin.mp3|titles=phr23-doyouspeakmandarin]
Yes, a little 会一点儿 (huì yīdiǎnr)
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How do you say … in Chinese? 中文怎么说?(zhōngwén zěnme shuō)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr25-howdoyousayinchinese.mp3|titles=phr25-howdoyousayinchinese]
Excuse me 对不起 (duìbùqǐ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr26-excuseme.mp3|titles=phr26-excuseme]
How much? 多少钱? (duōshǎo qián?)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr27-howmuch.mp3|titles=phr27-howmuch]
Sorry 对不起 (duìbùqǐ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr28-sorry.mp3|titles=phr28-sorry]
Thank you 谢谢 (xièxie)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr29-thankyou.mp3|titles=phr29-thankyou]
You are welcome 不客气 (bú kèqi)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr30-youarewelcome.mp3|titles=phr30-youarewelcome]
Where’s the toilet? 厕所在哪儿? (cèsuǒ zài nǎer?)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr31-wheresthetoilet.mp3|titles=phr31-wheresthetoilet]
Would you like to
dance with me?
你要不要跟我跳舞? (nǐ yào bú yào gēn wǒ tiàowǔ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr32-wouldyouliketodancewithme.mp3|titles=phr32-wouldyouliketodancewithme]
I love you 我爱你 (wǒ ài nǐ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr33-iloveyou.mp3|titles=phr33-iloveyou]
Get well soon 快点好 (kuài diǎn hào)
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Leave me alone! 不要打扰我! (búyào dǎrǎo wǒ)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr35-leavemealone.mp3|titles=phr35-leavemealone]
Help! 救命啊! (jìumìng ā!)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr36-help.mp3|titles=phr36-help]
Stop the car! 停车 (tíng chē)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr37-stopthecar.mp3|titles=phr37-stopthecar]
Call the police! 叫警察! (jiào jǐngchá)
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/phr38-callthepolice.mp3|titles=phr38-callthepolice]
Merry Christmas 圣诞快乐   (shèngdàn kuàilè)
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Happy New Year 新年快乐  (xīnnián kuàilè)
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Happy Birthday 生日快乐 (shēngrì kuàilè)
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