How do you tell someone they’re not your type, or you just want to be friends? After this free audio lesson, you’ll know lots of useful words for dating in Chinese – after all, you don’t always know when those special (and not so special) moments might occur!
Listen to the native speakers on the audio, and practice saying the Chinese phrases aloud. Whether you’re dating or just making some friendly Chinese conversation, they might come in very useful.
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I would like to......
I would love to......
Would you like......? (casual)
Would you want......? (formal)
That is very nice.
I like that very much.
I don't like that very much.
That's no fun.
What do you do when you meet someone and you realize that you are falling in love? Here are some phrases you can use......
I'm fond of you.
I like you lots.
I like you very much.
I love you.
You can ask someone out for a date by saying one of the following phrases......
Would you like to go out with me?
I would like to spend more time with you.
I would like to take you out for dinner.
Let's go for a little walk together, shall we?
If the date went successful you might want to say......
That was a lovely day.
That was a lovely evening.
Some more useful phrases when dating the man or woman of your dreams......
You look great!
You are so sweet.
Are you serious about us?
I want to be with you.
Marry me, will you?
You are the man/woman of my dreams.
You are incredible!
If you are going out with someone who is not exactly what you were hoping for you could say......
I want to be just friends.
I'm not interested.
Leave me alone.
You are not my type.
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