Lesson 31


Bargaining in Markets

Dialogue 1

Bargaining in Markets - Part 1

Zhè gè néng pián yí diǎn ma ?
“Can it be a little cheaper?”
这个能便宜点吗?
 
Nǐ shuō gè jià bā
“Give me a price.”
你说个价吧。
 
Sān shí
“Thirty.”
三十。
 
Hǎo gěi nǐ bā Nǐ zhēn huì kǎn jià
“Fine, take it. You're really are a good bargainer.” 
好,给你吧。你真会砍价。

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Dialogue 2

Bargaining in Markets - Part 2

Zhè jiàn niú zǎi kù zuì dī duō shǎo qián ?
“What’s the lowest price for the jeans?”
这件牛仔裤最低多少钱?
 
Bā shí zhè shì pī fā jià le
“Eighty. This is the wholesale price.”
八十,这是批发价了。
 
Bù néng zài pián yí diǎn le ma ?
“Can’t it be a little cheaper?”
不能再便宜点了吗?
 
Bù néng le wǒ gāi péi qián le
“No, I will be losing money.”
不能了,我该赔钱了。
 
Zhè yàng bā wǒ zài zhuàn zhuàn
“Ok, I’ll continue to look.”
这样吧,我再转转。

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Vocabulary

pián yí cheap 便宜
diǎn a little, a bit
shuō     say
jià price
sān shí   thirty 三十
huì can, be able to
kǎn jià bargain 砍价
niú zǎi kù jeans 牛仔裤
low
bā shí eighty 八十
pī fā wholesale 批发
zài more, again
gāi should
péi qián lose money 赔钱
zhè yàng like this, this way 这样
zhuàn zhuàn wander around 转转

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