My question is as the title. In China, 给客人沏茶 is considered hospitality and courtesy, especially right after guests come in. Is there a reason or a story behind the practice?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about Chinese culture and not the language. – congusbongus Feb 9 '16 at 4:02
  • according to television series water is being offered more often 根据电视剧来判断给予水作饮料更为通常 – user6065 Feb 9 '16 at 13:09
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    @congusbongus Language and culture cannot be separated! Culture is one of 5C in ACTFL standards. – cnwang09 Feb 9 '16 at 17:13
  • @congusbongus I have to agree with cnwang09. Besides, do StackExchange have a site for chinese culture alone? – Rodrigo Feb 13 '16 at 23:09

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