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7 hand gestures you must not use abroad!

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One day I was talking to someone from Asia, he needed information about how to go to a place. I explained everything, he made a circle with his thumb and forefinger, showed to me and left. Luckily …

One day I was talking to someone from Asia, he needed information about how to go to a place. I explained everything, he made a circle with his thumb and forefinger, showed to me and left. Luckily I've a bunch of asian friends and knew that gesture means OK, but in some countries from South America means something really rude.

It's good to see people from many countries getting along in Taptrip, but we must be careful about the gestures we use with people abroad. Let's check some of them.

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