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ID: 1659 Advanced
Wed Apr 27 2011 | Jiaojie, David
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|人影儿||rényǐngr||a person's shadow, sign of human presence|
|报社||bàoshè||newspaper office, press|
|实习||shíxí||to do an internship|
|昏天黑地||hūntiānhēidì||to be pitch-black|
Xīnyǔ ，hǎo jiǔ méi jiàndào nǐ rényǐngr le ，gōngzuò zhǎo de zěnmeyàng le ？
Xinyu, I haven't seen you in forever. How's the job hunt?
bié tí le ，wǒ zài yī jiā bàoshè shíxí ，měitiān máng de hūntiānhēidì ，kě tāmen hái méiyǒu míngquè de shuō yào wǒ 。
Don't bring it up. I'm doing an internship at a newspaper. I've been burning the candle at both ends every night, but they still haven't said for sure if they want me or not.
zài jiānchí yīxià ba 。zhè jiùshì límíng qián de hēiàn 。zhǎo gōngzuò a zhǎo gōngzuò ，zhēn shì wǒmen kuà xiàng shèhuì de dì yī dào ménkǎn 。
Keep at it for a bit. This is just the darkness before the dawn. Finding a job - it really is our first step into the real world.
jùshuō yǐjīng yǒurén ná dào offer ，qiān le sānfāngxiéyì le 。
They're saying some people already got offers and signed three party employment agreements.
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