Translation:Excuse me, where is the bathroom?
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According to dictionaries: 洗手间 (xǐshǒujiān) = wash (hand) room; 洗 (xǐ) = to wash, 手 (shǒu) = hand, 间 (jiān) = room
If bathroom is the place for bath, then is toilet the place for toil? are you going to toil at the toilet? try prune juice. After you toil in the toilet, you can rest in the restroom, since restroom is the place for rest, but the Captain doesn't want you to come aboard the ship, because of what you might do to the poop deck. If latrine is the place for lats, why is there no chin up bar? Living room is the place to live, so dining room is the place to die? Dining room cannot be the place for dining: the atrium is the place where we ate. Sure: we cooked potatoes in a pot, so we cooked carrots in a car. If Ella Fitzgerald married Darth Vader, would the place for her be the elevator? that's one way to move up. Forum is the place for, um - what? Conservatory is the place for conservatives, and library is the place for liberals? Coat room is the place for coats, but vestibule is the place for vests, and cloakroom is the place for cloaks; so is pantry the place for pants? no wonder Frank Lloyd Wright became an architect: he needed all four. Why aren't apartments apart? houses are apart; apartments should be togetherments. Is condominium the place for apartments that have been condemned? (that's right: as I approached the end of the sentence, I went another direction, because direction would put me in a place that was dire). The rectory should be condemned: it's wrecked. I bought a two story house: the real estate agent gave me one story when I was looking at the place, but after I signed, he gave me another story altogether. Isn't driveway the place for drive and parkway the place for park? so why do we park in the driveway but drive on the parkway? Is highway the place for high? tell that to the police officer who pulls you over. The bowling alley is a narrow street for storing bowls. The auditorium is where you get audited. Our fastest swimmer on the swim team just got injured, so now we need a bigger pool: the swimming coach said he'd have to send in a sub. Pi r squared? no: pie are round; cornbread are square.
Hi, the "the" is necessary before "bathroom".
You would always say "Where's the bathroom?" "Where's the car?" "Where's the loo?", but you'd never ask "Where's bathroom?" "Where's car?" "Where's loo?" unless there is someone called "bathroom", then you'd say "Where's Bathroom?" but that'd be a weird name. XD