In today's Coffee Time 成语 we learn how to say "Strike While the Iron Is Hot" Chinese - 打铁趁热. Please check the description below for subtitles and see how Gwilym and Kendrick could have improved their sentences.
Wǒ zuótiān miànshì hěn chénggōng!
I had a really successful interview yesterday!
Ó! Zhēn de ma! Nǐ yào dǎtiě chèn rè xiě yīgè gěi tāmen!
Oh! Really? You should strike while the iron is hot and write them an email!
** Here Gwilym should have used 一封 for email. 封 is the measure word for letters and emails.**
Wǒ zuótiān yuēhuì hěn kāixīn
I had a really great date yesterday.
nǐ yīnggāi dǎtiě chèn rè gěi tā dǎ diànhuà
You should strike while the iron's hot and call her.
***Here Kendrick should have said 打电话给她***
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