Chinese WOTD – 上当


上当 → Shàng Dàng → Scammed (fooled)

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Chinese WOTD – 讨价还价


讨价还价 → Tǎo Jià Huán Jià → Bargain (haggle)

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What Discounts Shouldn’t Mean

While I was browsing…

– Chose the stuff one needs to buy

– Bill Total: US$55

– Page says “Hooray, you got a discount!”

– Smiles

– Presses ‘Checkout’

– Final billing page says “Hooray! You save $2.75 thanks to our 5% visitor discount!”

– Facepalmed.

Really now?