pay the bill

 
 

Grammar

Verb/ adjective+不+  bù     verb/adjective

 

开不开心 ?     

kāi bù kāi xīn                        

Are you happy?

 

吃不吃饭 ?     

chī bù chī fàn    

Do you eat?

 

学不学中文 ?

xué bù xué zhōng wén 

Do you study Chinese or not?

 

Verb complement   完   wán ,   饱   băo    

Indicate the result of doing something.

 

吃完

chī wán

finish eating

 

吃饱

chī băo

be full

 

喝完这杯酒

hē wán zhè bēi jiŭ

finish the beer.

 

Chinese interjections

 

哎呀

āi ya

Oh, dear!

 

哎呀妈呀

āi ya mā ya

Oh my god!

 

In Chinese, “请客”    qĭng kè    it’s mostly used to point out the person who will pay for the meal.

 

请客

qĭng kè

stand treat

 

今天我请客。

 jīn tiān wŏ qĭng kè 。 

It’s on me today.