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Misused Mandarin Words: “普通(pǔtōng)” vs. “普遍(pǔbiàn)”

Mar. 16, 2015

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

Wáng Lì: Zài dàjiē shàng, nǐ huì kàndào hěnduō rén yìbiān zǒulù yìbiān wán shǒujī.
王      丽:在  大街   上,  你 会    看到       很多   人   一边    走路  一边    玩    手机。
Wang Li: You will find many people walking down the street and playing on the phone at the same time.

Bruce: Shì ya, zhè shì yìzhǒng fēicháng _____ de xiànxiàng.
Bruce:是 呀,这  是    一种      非常      _____ 的    现象。
Bruce: Yes, it is a very universal phenomenon.

A. 普通(pǔtōng)

B. 普遍(pǔbiàn)

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