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There are several ways to say it: Polite: 请问,你是哪位? Qǐng wèn (May I ask), nǐ shì (you are) nǎ (which) wèi (identifier for people/position) May I ask, who is this? 您好, 您找谁? Nín hǎo (hello), nín (polite form of you) zhǎo (looking) sheí (who)? Hello, whom are you looking for? 喂,请问您是谁? Wei ("hi"- typical way people answer the phone), qǐng wèn nín ...


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Well, avoid the exclamation mark. 請保持安靜! Please keep quiet! 安靜! Quiet! 小聲點! Lower your voice! 請小聲點! Please lower your voice! These from the above are a little commanding in tone, especially the second and third. You may change the tone by switching to a request rather than a command. 能否請你安靜 is relatively better. I usually go with ...



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