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Why did my teacher say 判断 is wrong in 她意识到朋友判断她 ("she's aware that her friends judge her") and what's a better choice of word?
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What is a "functional drink" 机能饮料?
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Can 九十 = "ninety" also mean "nine or ten" (like how 三四 means "three or four")?
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What's the difference between 互相 (hùxiāng) and 相互 (xiānghù), both meaning "mutual"?
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Does the single character 神 refer to "God" (the unique God, such as in e.g. Christianity) or just "god" or "deity"?
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Why is a Big Mac called 巨无霸 (jùwúbà)?
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What does 是是 mean beyond 是? Is it just a typo?
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Are too many 的s for multiple adjectives a problem?
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Why is 性 in the sentence 你不能吃凉性的水果?
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What is a polite way to ask to 打包 (dǎbāo) "take away" my meal? Is 我想打包 acceptable?
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What does 这些地方 mean in this dialogue about health checks?
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Why is 开 written within a 门 in this sign (without being written 開)?
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Is it possible to use 比如 at the end of a list of examples?
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A Chinese-language joke where near-identical sentences have different meanings: how do I translate this and find the humor?
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Should the second 你 in 你的身体会告诉你应该做什么 actually be 你你?
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For the HSK, what do I need to know about characters which appear differently?
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How does 客 (kè, "customer, guest") and 气 (qì, "gas, anger") combine to give 客气 (kèqi, "polite")?
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Is it incorrect to answer a 是不是 question with 对 or 不对?
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Are 这是哪 and 这是在哪 different questions?
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What does 我看 do in the sentence 我看我吃不了这么大一条鱼?
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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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Why is 果子 in 煎饼果子 (jiānbǐng guǒzi)?
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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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Is there a distinction between 禁止 (jìnzhǐ) and 严禁 (yánjìn), which both mean "forbid"?
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What is this mysterious elevator instruction: 禁止追逐打闹 or "prohibition of chasing"?
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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?
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Is this textured bun still "mantou"?
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Can 呻吟 ("moan") be used to describe sounds resulting from pleasure?
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Why is 很经常 ("very often") wrong?
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