This young couple has been invited to a social event at a friends new house, but they are shocked at the size of the house.
Having recently moved to Portland, they had no idea that their college friends were so wealthy.
The expression, “xiànmù”, means “envy”. It is a fairly common expression as wealth increases quickly in China.
|Tā de jiā hěn dà!||他的家很大!||His house is so large!|
|Xiànmù tā.||我羡慕他||I envy him.|
|Tā hěn chénggōng.||他很成功||He is very successful.|
|Nǐ juéde fángzi duōxiǎo qián||你绝房子对多小钱||What do you think the price of the house is?|
|Wǒ juéde dàgài sānbǎiwàn||我觉得大概三百万||I think it would be about 3 million|