This is a dialogue between two people asking about where they can find things. This dialogue has very useful vocabulary and beginners will definitely learn something new. This dialogue was sent in through our contact form by an anonymous someone, thanks! Let’s get straight into it.
取款机 – ATM
建筑 – Building.
街区 – Block
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In this sentence 还是 is used to mean “or”, so the meaning is “The big one or the small one?”
“I think the closest convenience store is on the third block there but it is probably closed now.”
This sentences uses 大约 to indicate an approximation. It translates to…”Not expensive, it costs about 5 dollars to get there from here”
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