杯 bēi cup
Different tone北 běi (north)
贝 bèi (shell)
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杯水车薪 bēi shuǐ chē xīn
Put in insufficient effort into solving a problem
我们要两杯咖啡 wǒ ményào liǎng bēi kā fēi
We want to cups of coffee
我们喝了四杯绿茶 wǒ ménhē lesì bēi lù chá
We have drunk four cups of green tea
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