Learn Chinese Words: dānɡ rì dá (当日达)

Sunday, December 11, 2022

A: I've used up all my toothpaste, I want to buy it online. Do you know what express delivery is faster?

我的牙膏用完了,我想在网上买。你知道什么快递比较快吗?

(wǒde yáɡāo yònɡwánle, wǒxiǎnɡ zài wǎnɡshànɡ mǎi. nǐ zhīdào shénme kuàidì bǐjiào kuài mɑ?)

B: You can choose "same-day delivery." 

你可以选择当日达。

(nǐ kéyǐ xuǎnzé dānɡrìdá.)   

A: What is "same-day delivery?" I never really paid attention to that stuff. 

什么是"当日达"?我从来都没注意过。

(shenmeshì "dānɡrìdá"?wǒ cónɡlái dōuméi zhùyì ɡuò.)  

B: To put it in a simple manner, "same-day delivery" service means that, barring something unexpected, the goods you order online today will arrive on the same day.

简单来说,"当日达"服务指的是当天网上下单的商品在不出意外的情况下当天就能够送到。

(jiǎndān láishuō, "dānɡrìdá" fúwù zhǐdeshì dānɡtiān wǎnɡshànɡ xiàdān de shānɡpǐn zài bùchū yìwài de qínɡkuànɡxià dānɡtiān jiùnénɡ ɡòu sònɡdào.

A: That sounds really convenient. Chinese e-commerce platforms are developing really rapidly, and they are always able to provide online shoppers the most thoughtful service. 

这听起来很方便。中国的电商平台发展得太迅速了,并总是能为网购者提供最贴心的服务。

(zhè tīnɡqǐlái hěn fānɡbiàn.zhōnɡɡuó de diànshānɡ pínɡtái fāzhǎn dé tài xùnsù le, bìnɡ zǒnɡshì nénɡ wéi wǎnɡɡòu zhě tíɡònɡ zuì tiēxīn de fúwù.)

B: That's right. You should try it out today. A lot of foreigners living here like you like buying things online because of China's efficient and personal e-commerce services. 

没错,今天你就试试吧。很多跟你一样生活在这里的外国人也因为中国高效而贴心的电商平台服务而喜欢上了网购。

(méicuò, jīntiān  nǐ jiù shìshì bā.hěnduō ɡēnnǐ yīyànɡ shēnɡhuó zài zhèlǐde wàiɡuórén yě yīnwéi zhōnɡɡuó ɡāoxiào ér tiēxīnde diànshānɡ pínɡtái fúwù ér xǐhuān shànɡle wǎnɡɡòu.)

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