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【lǎogōng】 [NOUN] - Husband; Some young people refer to boyfriend this way. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【nǚshì】 [NOUN] - (a polite term for a woman - married or unmarried) lady; madam. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【lǎopo】 [NOUN] - Wife ; Some young people refer to girlfriend this way. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【xiǎojiě】 [NOUN] - Miss; young lady; girl; female shop assistant; *** <informal> prostitute. Note: this term is not used so much anymore it has too much negative meaning and is not considered nice anymore.
【zánmen】 [PRONOUN] - (Inclusive) we (i.e. you & I) **** (including both the speaker and the person or persons spoken to); <dialect> I.
【jiào】 [EQUATIVE VERB] - To be named/To be called (by a certain name) *** cry; shout; call; greet; hire; order; name; ask; <dialect> male.
【shì】 [EQUATIVE VERB] - to be *** ;<gram.> is; am; are; were; be; been; being; correct; right; yes; <formal> this; that; praise; justify.
【Měiguó】 [PLACE WORD] - America *** United States of America; <domain> .us; <abbr> USA; <tel> +1.
【rén】 [NOUN] - man; person; people; *** human being; adult; grown-up; a person engaged in a particular activity; other people; people; personality; character; state of one's health; how one feels; everybody; each; all; manpower; hand.
【Yīngguó】 [PLACE WORD] - Britain; *** Great Britain; England; United Kingdom; <domain> .gb .uk; <abbr> GBR; <tel> +44.
【chén】 [NOUN] - (A Chinese family name); *** lay out; put on display; state; explain; old; stale; (Chen2) a surname; (Chen2) the Chen Dynasty (557-589) one of the Southern Dynasties.
【qǐngwèn】 [EXPRESSION] - Please may i ask, ...?; Excuse me, ...?; *** please; we should like to ask; it may be asked; one may ask.
Qǐng wèn nín guì xìng? Miǎn guì xìng Wáng. May I please have your family name? (polite form) My family name is Wang
Qǐng wèn nǐ xìng shén me? Wǒ xìng Wáng. May I have your family name ? My family name is Wang
Qǐng wèn nǐ jiào shén me míng zì? Wǒ jiào Bēn jiā míng. May I ask your name ? (what's your name ? ) My name is Ben jia ming.
Qǐng wèn nǐ shì měi guó rén ma? Shì de, Wǒ shì měi guó rén. Bù wǒ bù shì měi guó rén, wǒ shì zhōng guó rén. Are you American? (May I know if you're American ?) Answer 1) Yes, I am American. Answer 2) No, I'm not American, I'm Chinese.
Qǐng wèn nín shì lǎo shī ma? Bù, wǒ bú shì lǎo shī, wǒ shì xué shēng. Are you a teacher ?( May I know if you're a teacher ?) No, I am not a teacher, I'm a student.
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