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How do You Express “Not Good” in Mandarin Like a Native? (Elementary)

Jan. 5, 2015

If you want to be modest about your Chinese say, “My Chinese is not good.” Which of the following is NOT an authentic way to express this?

A. 我的中文很糟糕。(Wǒ de Zhōngwén hěn zāogāo.)

B. 我的中文很差。(Wǒ de Zhōngwén hěn chà.)

C. 我的中文不好。(Wǒ de Zhōngwén bù hǎo.)

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