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What does 乐群 (lèqún) mean?
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Why are the new law students being welcomed with 允公允能 日新月异 (yǔngōngyǔnnéng rìxīnyuèyì)?
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Are phrases of the form 我[something]去 informal or slang (or just plain incorrect)?
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What are 因 and 而 doing in the sentence 他因受到热烈欢迎而高兴?
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Why is 点 in 光学硕士点?
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What distinguishes 各位 (gèwèi) from 大家 (dàjiā)?
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Why is 果子 in 煎饼果子 (jiānbǐng guǒzi)?
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Is there a difference between 买 (mǎi), 购 (gòu), and 购买 (gòumǎi) which mean "to buy"?
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Is there a distinction between 空港 (kōnggǎng) and 机场 (jīchǎng) which both mean airport?
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What does 马大碗 (mǎdàwǎn) = "horse big bowl" mean in 马大碗拉面?
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How does 非机动车 (fēijīdòngchē) mean "bicycle"?
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What's the difference between 开放 (kāi fàng) and 开门 (kāi mén) which both mean "open"?
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How should I reply to 吃完了 (chīwánle = "finished eating") after I've finished eating?
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What distinguishes 教师 (jiàoshī) and 老师 (lǎoshī) which both mean "teacher"?
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How do I parse 天津图书馆园区馆 (tiān jīn tú shū guǎn yuán qū guǎn)?
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Is there a distinction between 肉夹馍 (ròujiāmó) and 馍夹肉 (mójiāròu)?
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What is the correct tone for 压 in 高压电 (high voltage) and 低压电 (low voltage)?
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Does 出太阳时候不能吃饭 (chū tàiyáng shíhòu bùnéng chīfàn) express "I can't eat when the sun is out" appropriately?
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How is 由此 (yóucǐ) = "herefrom" used?
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What are people saying when I buy something using the exact change?
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What's the difference between 停车 (tíngchē) and 泊车 (bóchē), which both seem to mean "park car"?
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Is there any relationship between 田 (tián), 由 (yóu), 甲 (jiǎ), and 申 (shēn)?
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Are both 回了 and 回来了 correct responses to 你回天津了吗 (have you returned to Tianjin)?
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What's the difference between 扣好安全带 (kòuhǎo ānquándài) and 系好安全带 (jìhǎo ānquándài), which both seem to mean "fasten seatbelt"?
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Is there a distinction between 禁止 (jìnzhǐ) and 严禁 (yánjìn), which both mean "forbid"?
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How does 麦 connect 烧麦 (shāomài), a kind of dumpling, with 大麦 (dàmài), 小麦 (xiǎomài), and 燕麦 (yànmài), which are types of grains?
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Getting my eyebrows done = 修眉 (xiū méi); how do I use this?
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What is this mysterious elevator instruction: 禁止追逐打闹 or "prohibition of chasing"?
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What is this written on several buildings in red paint?
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Are 南瓜小米粥 (nánguā xiǎomǐ zhōu) and 小米南瓜粥 (xiǎomǐ nánguā zhōu) the same thing?