We know you would *never* lower yourself to buying a “Rolax” here and passing it off as an original for someone’s birthday, but we’re sure that “friend of yours” will. So how to politely suggest that the opening bid might be a bit out of your range? A lesson on acting incensed by the price could save you a few “jiao.” In this podcast, learn how to tell someone “it’s too expensive” in Mandarin Chinese.

 

Maturity: General
Native: English, Target: Chinese (Mandarin)
Hosts: Jenny, Ken
Topics: shopping, money
Function: complaining
Grammar: 太_(tài)

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