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“以为(yǐwéi)” vs. “认为(rènwéi)” – Similar but Different

Jul. 15, 2014

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

            James, nǐ  shì nǎ guó rén?
Peter:James,你 是 哪  国   人?

            James, where are you from?

             Wǒ shì Àodàlìyà rén.
James:我   是  澳大利亚 人。

             I’m Australian.

            Zhēn de ma? Wǒ ____ nǐ shì Měiguó rén.
Peter:真    的   吗? 我 ____  你 是    美国   人。

            Really? I thought that you were an American.

             Bú shì, dàn wǒ liǎngnián qián zhù zài Měiguó.
James:不 是,  但   我   两年       前   住   在    美国。

             No, but I lived in America two years ago.

A. 以为(yǐwéi)

B. 认为(rènwéi)

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