The Past Two Days

In the last two days:  a serious tea ceremony, a 雞排 fried chicken steak, a 起司馬鈴薯 cheese potato, a broken mouse, a brand new bag, a defective mouse false alarm, shushed at a tea house, a plate of green spaghetti with pesto and chicken and a surimi salad.

  • 滑鼠 huáshǔ: computer mouse
  • 淘金 táojīn: pan for precious metals
  • 金子 jīnzi: gold
  • 田 tián: field (Kangxi radical 102)
  • 傳教 chuánjiào: missionary work; evangelize
  • 宗教 zōngjiào: religion
  • 薪水 xīnshuǐ: salary; wage; stipend
  • 加薪 jiāxīn: raise sb’s salary; give a raise
  • 轉機 zhuǎnjī: a turn for the better; change planes
  • 直航 zhíháng: non-stop flight; direct route
  • 空服員 kōngfúyuán: flight attendant
  • 空少 kōngshào: male flight steward
  • 空姐 kōngjiě: flight attendant; stewardess
  • 廣播 guǎngbō: broadcast; on the air
  • 海關 hǎiguān: customs (i.e. border inspection)
  • 安檢 ānjiǎn: security check
  • 恐怖份子 kǒngbùfènzi: terrorist
  • 恐怖主義 kǒngbùzhǔyì: terrorism
  • 暴力 bàolì: violence; (use) force
  • 豆漿 dòujiāng: soy milk
  • 壽司 shòusī: sushi
  • 廚師 chúshī: a cook; chef
  • 家族企業 jiāzú qǐyè: family business; family firm
  • 聊 liáo: to chat; to chat about sth
  • 民宿 mínsù: bed and breakfast; B&B
  • 屬 shǔ: belong to (a group); be subordinate to; category; family; be born in the year of (one of the 12 animals)
  • 生肖 shēngxiào: Chinese zodiac
  • 喧嘩 xuānhuá: cause a scene
  • 昏倒 hūndǎo: faint; fall unconscious
  • 分曉 fēnxiǎo: outcome; solution; reason; see/understand clearly
  • 下回 xiàhuí: next time
  • 烘 hōng: bake; heat by fire
  • 烘干 hōnggān: to dry with heat
  • 亂猜 luàncāi: Wild guess
  • 來不及 lái bu jí: there’s not enough time (to do something); it’s too late
  • 好萊塢 Hǎoláiwù: Hollywood
  • 一般來說 yìbānláishuō: generally speaking
  • 專門 zhuānmén: specialized

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