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I'm interested to see if anyone can help me out. I was talking to a chinese friend and I was trying to give them directions - however, I was struggling saying the simple phrase in english of "Once you pass the fedex, take the next right".

Would this be

"你经过Fedex以后, 你马上要右转“ - but I think that this is not quite the meaning I am looking for

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You can say "你在 Fedex 那邊拐右" or "你往前走到 Fedex, 再拐右"

Edit: Oops, Sorry that I overlooked "the next right". Then it should be "你往前走, 在 Fedex 之後的(十字)路口拐右."

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But how would it be "the next" right. I'm not asking them to turn right at fedex –  Stephen Jul 27 at 22:21
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Thanks for your reminder. ^_^ –  Henry HO Jul 27 at 23:59
    
Henry Quick question though - what if the turn was not a fourway stop? Would 十字路口 still work? –  Stephen Jul 29 at 20:04
    
@Stephen: If it is not a fourway stop, simply say "路口". –  Henry HO Jul 30 at 3:50

I think you may wanna say 穿过Fedex(路)后,下个路口右转。

Hope this is helpful.

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Thanks Tina - great answer! –  Stephen Jul 29 at 20:03
    
"pass" == "穿过" in mandarin? –  Henry HO Aug 1 at 0:25
    
@HenryHO Yes, "穿过" is the same as "经过" ,which both mean "pass", but "穿过" in my opinion sounds more natural. ^.^ –  TIna Aug 3 at 13:08
    
To me, "穿過" sounds as if that Fedex has two entries (or exits) and I need to walk through it. –  Henry HO Aug 4 at 2:07

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