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丁克: Dual Income, No Kids
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ID: 3032 Upper Intermediate
DINK is an acronym that stands for "Dual Income, No Kids". It describes a couple who do have double income and do not have children. Listen to how this choice is perceived in Chinese culture.
Thu Feb 16 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|归宿||guīsù||to make a home for oneself|
|打酱油||dǎ jiàngyóu||to be old enough to go to the shop oneself (of a child)|
|迟迟||chíchí||to be late|
|丁克||dīngkè||DINK (double income no kids)|
zuótiān cānjiā le Xiǎo Míng de hūnlǐ ，zhèxiàzi ，wǒmen dàxué shìyǒu suàn shì dōu yǒu guīsù lo 。
Yesterday I went to Xiaoming's wedding. So now, all of our old university roommates have gotten married.
bùguò tā jiéhūn yě zhēn gòu wǎn de ，rénjiā zǎo de ，xiǎohái kě dōuhuì dǎjiàngyóu le 。
But he really married very late, didn't he? The children of the ones who married the earliest are all old enough to go to the shops by themselves now.
tā hé tā nǚpéngyou yǐjīng tán le hǎo duō nián le ，liǎng jiā rén yīzhí yīnwèi xiǎohái de wèntí cái chíchí méi jiéhūn de 。
He has been with his girlfriend for several years now, but because of the issue with children it's only now that the two families agreed on the marriage.
xiǎohái de wèntí ？shénme yìsi ？
Issue with children? What does that mean?
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