点菜 Ordering Food
A: Nĭ men zhè ér yŏu shén me tè sè cài？
A: What are your specialties?
B: Wŏ men de tè sè cài shì shuĭ zhŭ yú.
B: The specialty is called Boiled Fish.
A: Tīng qĭ lái bú cuò. Lái yī fènr.
A: It sounds great. I'd like one dish, please
B: Nín chī dé guàn yòu má yòu là de cài ma?
B: Could you eat spicy hot food?
A: Wŏ méi chī guò, Xiăng cháng yī cháng
A: I've never had it, but I'd like to give it a try.
Verb repetition: 尝一尝
Verb denoting action can be repeated. This device is usually employed when one wishes to indicate that the action is of a very short duration, to soften the tone or to make it sound relaxed or informal.
你应该尝一尝。 You should have a try.
你应该看一看。 You should have a look.