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拍马屁 To Kiss One’s Ass

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拍马屁 To Kiss One’s Ass
Elementary Lesson
Key Point
  • Make comparisons using structure "A 比 B + Adjective"
  • lǎogōng, nǐ juédé wǒ piàoliang háishì zhègè nǚyǎnyuán piàoliang?

    A: 老公, 你 觉得 我   漂亮   还是   这个   女演员   漂亮?

    Honey, who do you think is more beautiful, me or the actress?

    dāngrán shì nǐ piàoliang! nǐde yǎnjīng bǐ tā dà,     nǐde shēncái yě bǐ tā miáotiao…

    B: 当然   是  你   漂亮!   你的 眼睛 比 她 大,你的 身材 也 比 她 苗条...

    Of course it’s you! Your eyes are bigger. Your figure is also slimmer...

    déle,     bié  pāimǎpì le!

    A: 得了,别 拍马屁 了!

    Come on. Don't flatter me!

    wǒ shuōde dōushì zhēnde.

    B: 我   说的  都是  真的。

    I’m telling the truth.

    1. 老公 lǎo gōng husband
    2. 觉得 jué de to think
    3. 漂亮 piào liang beautiful
    4. 演员 yǎn yuán actor/actress
    5. 身材 shēn cái body figure
    6. 苗条 miáo tiao slim
    7. 得了 dé le come on
    8. 拍马屁 pāi mǎ pì to kiss one’s ass
    9. 简单 jiǎn dān easy
    10. 好久不见 hǎo jiǔ bú jiàn Long time no see.
    11. pàng fat

    1. A 比 B + Adjective

    “比” is a comparative word. The structure is used to make comparisons in Chinese.

    pīnyīn bǐ hànzì jiǎndān.

    拼音 比 汉字 简单。

    Pinyin is easier than Chinese characters.

    dìqiú bǐ yuèqiú dà.

    地球 比 月球 大。

    The earth is bigger than the moon.

         hǎojiǔbújiàn, nǐ hǎoxiàng pàngle.

    A: 好久不见,你 好像     胖了。

         Long time no see. You have gained some weight.

         shìde,   wǒ zuìjìn méi yùndòng.

    B: 是的,我 最近 没 运动。

         Yes, I didn’t do exercises recently.

    1. What's the meaning of "拍马屁(pāi mǎ pì)"?

    A. To pat the horse's ass.

    B. To praise someone unrealistically.

    C. To flick horse with the whip.

    D. To feed the horse.

    2. Please choose the best answer according to the pictures.


    zìdiǎn bǐ shū

    字典  比  书 _____ 。

    A. 长 cháng

    B. 短 duǎn

    C. 厚 hòu

    D. 薄

    3. Complete the sentences below.

    yáomíng     wǒ gāo.

    姚明   _____ 我 高。

    Yao Ming is taller than me.

    xiàtiān     chūntiān rè.

    夏天 _____ 春天 热。

    Summer is hotter than spring.