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ID: 2739 Advanced
虽然没有人有机会跟老子讨论全球化,或者聊聊他对消费注意的看法,但是我们或许可以从他的著作里找到一些线索,试着了解他的想法。今天的对话要带领大家听听这位伟大中国思想家的说法,更进一步认识他。
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明前龙井 Míngqián Lóngjǐng Mingqianlongjing tea
挂念 guàniàn to miss
价值不菲 jiàzhí bùfěi valuable
武夷山 wǔyíshān Wuyi Mountains
老弟,好久不见,难得你有空来看我。
lǎodì ,hǎojiǔbùjiàn ,nándé nǐ yǒukòng lái kàn wǒ 。
Hey old boy, long time no see, it's not often you have time to come and see me.
我就知道你心里怪我,所以这次来不敢空手,特地带了这“明前龙井”来孝敬你。
wǒ jiù zhīdào nǐ xīnli guài wǒ ,suǒyǐ zhècì lái bùgǎn kòngshǒu ,tèdì dài le zhè “Míngqián Lóngjǐng ”lái xiàojìng nǐ 。
I knew you had a grudge against me, so I didn't come empty-handed, I brought some Mingqian Longjing tea to toast you with.
什么怪你,是挂念你,人来就好,带什么礼物,真是的!坐下坐下,先来喝我这价值不菲的武夷山岩茶。
shénme guài nǐ ,shì guàniàn nǐ ,rén lái jiù hǎo ,dài shénme lǐwù ,zhēnshìde !zuòxia zuòxia ,xiān lái hē wǒ zhè jiàzhí bùfěi de wǔyíshānyánchá 。
It's not that I'm holding a grudge against you, it's that I miss you. It's enough that you came, you really didn't need to bring a gift. Really! Sit! Sit! First have a drink of this pricey Mount Wuyi rock tea.
谢谢!来你这儿就是有茶香、书香,像是进入时光隧道,回到了古代。
xièxie !lái nǐ zhèr jiùshì yǒu chá xiāng 、shū xiāng ,xiàng shì jìnrù shíguāng suìdào ,huí dào le gǔdài 。
Thanks! There's always the scent of tea and books when I come here, like going back in time to the ancient world.
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