Mandarin Weekly #17

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This week’s topics:

  • Negotiating over prices
  • Internet slang
  • Looking to improve your writing? Join the Chinese writing challenge
  • A Chinese song: “Take care of her for me”
  • 给 (gěi) vs. 替 (tì)
  • Is 以后 an adverb?
  • What characters have the same radical and main component?
  • Analyzing characters beyond their radicals
  • When do we use 出来?
  • I’ve now realized
  • Long time no see
  • The top n

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