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How to be sutble when you mention sex? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2013-10-11 16:29:19 |Display all floors
I thought my Chinese was good enough. There are less than 3,000 commonly used characters, but learning Chinese can be extremely difficult.

The other day, a Chinese buddy asked me jokingly in Chinese about the girl I had hanged out with the day before, "Zuo wan ni men na ge le ma?", "What does 'na ge' mean?" (As far as I knew, "na ge" meaned "that", it sounded like a verb here), "It means sex", then they bursted into laughter.

I was a bit embarrassed and amused. I was wondering if he could make it more subtler.

I know there must be other euphemisms about sex. Come on, enlighten me.
I don't want to be embarrassed next time.


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Post time 2013-10-12 11:18:31 |Display all floors
Bury the one eyed worm is acceptable in polite society.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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Post time 2013-10-12 14:34:15 |Display all floors
There are plenty of more.
XXOO is the one, you figure it out.
Life is what you make of it

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Post time 2013-10-12 14:34:33 |Display all floors
robert237 Post time: 2013-10-12 11:18
Bury the one eyed worm is acceptable in polite society.

What's "one eyed worm"?
Life is what you make of it

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Post time 2013-10-12 16:59:19 |Display all floors
robert237 Post time: 2013-10-12 11:18
Bury the one eyed worm is acceptable in polite society.

is there such a metaphor?

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robert237 Post time: 2013-10-12 07:18
Bury the one eyed worm is acceptable in polite society.

and in impolite society? bury 2 eyed worm?
No, I live above Sunset Plaza, it's a little house I rent and it's a little rundown but has a beautiful view, what about you?

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Post time 2013-10-13 01:47:58 |Display all floors
aaooq Post time: 2013-10-12 00:59
is there such a metaphor?

There are probably more metaphors for sex than any other subject in the world.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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