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John-S6 June 14, 2013, 10:24 pm
how do you say excuse me,as if you need to pass by people in a crowded bus or elevator ?
"sorry" is incorrect
Dui Bu Qi is not correct when asking for assistance simply say hello "ni hao" or Please ask "Qing Wen" what are you sorry for ?
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Robert-C7 June 15, 2013, 12:12 am
I believe the proper choice is "jièguāng" (借光).

Rocket Chinese uses this in 2.8 and I have heard it used on Amazing Race China Rush.

Example from 2.8: Jièguāng, wǒ chūqù yīxià. (Excuse me, can I get out please?)
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Alan-R-G June 15, 2013, 1:53 pm
dubuchi or laojia, either one works!
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John-S6 June 15, 2013, 9:30 pm
I think dubuchi is just a very bad pronunciation of Dui Bu Qi, it may work but that doesn't make it correct !
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Robert-C7 June 16, 2013, 12:23 am
Duìbùqǐ (对不起) is "I'm sorry".
jièguāng" (借光) is "Excuse me".

If you are pushing your way through a crowd, it is probably better to say "Excuse me" than "I'm sorry" unless you knocked someone down and you want to make amends.
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John-S6 June 16, 2013, 10:30 pm
thank-you Robert

and LaoJie [excuse me I need help]
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Jaime_Andres November 5, 2013, 7:43 am
I think the best choice would be 不好意思. I've seen this being used in Beijing and Taiwan.
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Lin-Ping November 8, 2013, 2:24 pm
大家好!

We more often than not simply say 不好意思 which is a very polite way of getting somebody to move out of your way without directly asking them to do so.

希望这会有帮助!I hope this is helpful!

- Lin Ping
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Jakrach-V December 20, 2014, 8:04 am
Some of these words I've heard from Chinese people.

不好意思/对不起,我过一下。
Excuse me, can I pass?

不好意思

过一下

借光 I saw this word in the book, but never heard that before.
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