@tabeh0udai Sure! I should have sent him a $60 gift card, but in reality, I just sent him a $30 gift card for some reason. So now I want to show that I’m sorry and that I will send the rest to you, I will make it up within 24 hours.
@tabeh0udai This is an imaginary situation, not a real thing happening to me. I’m just curious what to say when I’m in that situation. So let’s say he’s my customer. I need to send him a gift card because he bought our product. What can I say to him?
@tabeh0udai Oh, thank you! When “make it up” and “top it up” are translated into my language, they feel pretty much the same to me. Can you come up with some examples with “top it up” or just “top up” for me?
@tabeh0udai Thanks a bunch for saying that! It says a lot about you. Actually I think you Americans are also proud of your identity. Because I can see your flag everywhere when I watch videos on YouTube. This also has a sense that you guys think your own country is great. In China, we can’t do that, because using the flag like that could be seen as illegal. No matter what country we are in, we all love our own country. ❤️ This is the key.
@tabeh0udai I’m sorry, I shouldn’t say you’re American, but what I said could also work for Canada though. 😂 In Canada, people can also use the flag in the videos. This could also stand for a kind of cultual confidence. And it’s nice to know you’re part Chinese.
@tabeh0udai Yes, white people often put the flag in videos, sometimes even on underwear (because I did see some underwear with the flag on Amazon). 🤣 This gave me a good laugh. Also, I feel like in the US and Canada, if you are not white, you are more likely to be ostracized. Racial discrimination has always existed. So stay safe, please. 😄
@handsomeish wooooow, it’s really impressive that you know about this! 😱 is it common knowledge for young Chinese people?
You know what’s funny, In Canada there aren’t as many flags. But as soon as you drive across the border, there are a ton of flags 😂 we think it’s so weird & funny. Suddenly there are flags on every house, car, restaurant, schools of course
@handsomeish Just popping in to say this might be a cultural difference between Canada and the US as well because plenty of people say they think they’re good looking here lol. It really just depends on the person. Some people might think saying that sounds too arrogant while others don’t take it as seriously. You’d also probably hear conversations similar to the one you talked about among friends. It’s really common for friends to tease each other like that here.
@bsloan7 Oh, that’s nice to know. Because I saw an American compliment himself just now on social media. 😂 So in China and the US, complimenting yourself is just something that’s OK to do, but don’t just do it all the time. This can be a little annoying, I would say. Thank you for your add-on!