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ID: 3071 Advanced
Sat Apr 29 2017 | Fiona Tian, Wang Ping
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|招揽||zhāolǎn||to drum up trade; to attract customers|
shíxià tèbié liúxíng huáijiù cháo ā ，nǐ kàn zhè cāntīng dōu dǎ zhe qīlínghòu ，bālínghòu de xuétóu lái zhāolǎn shēngyì ，lǐmiàn de bùzhì chéngxiàn de dōu shì dāngshí kètáng lǐ de qíngxing ne 。háiyǒu hēibǎnbào ，zhēn qīnqiē
Nostalgia is really fashionable right now. Look, this restaurant is using gimmicks popular among those born in the 1970s and 1980s to drum up business. The decoration inside is styled after the classrooms of the time. And there's even news on a blackboard, how charming.
shì a ！rénzhīchángqíng ba ，zài shèhuì shàng mōpágǔndǎ jiǔ le ，zìrán miǎnbuliǎo huáijiù yī fān 。wǒ shì bālínghòu lo ，suīránshuō zhème duō nián dōu guòqù le kě dāngshí shàng xiǎoxué de qíngxing hái lìlìzàimù ne 。
Yeah! It's a common state of affairs. When going through challenging times in society, it's natural to be unable to avoid getting a bit nostalgic. I was born in the 1980s and although so many years have gone by, the way my elementary school classroom looked at that time is still really vivid in my mind.
shéi shuō bùshì ne ，wǒ ā ，yìnxiàng zuìshēn de jiùshì jiārù shǎoxiānduì ，guà hóng lǐngjīn ，měizhōuyī guóqí xià jiǎnghuà ，shēng guóqí chàng guógē ，háiyǒu měizhōuwǔ de shǎoxiānduì huódòng ，wǒ shì liǎng tiáo gàng ，zhōngduìzhǎng ，huódòng dōu shì wǒ zhǔchí de 。
Tell me about it! As for me, the thing that left the deepest impression with me was joining the Young Pioneers, wearing the red scarf, making speeches every Monday at the flag lowering, and singing the National anthem at the flag raising, as well as the Young Pioneer activities every Friday, ha ha. I was a two striper and a squadron leader, so I presided over all the activities.
wǒ de tiānnǎ ，nǐ shì yǒu duōme de gēnhóngmiáozhèng ā 。bùguò wǒ yě shì ，jiùshì nàge zàixiàmiàn hǎn kǒuhào de ，“shíkè zhǔnbèi zhe ，wèile gòngchǎnzhǔyì shìyè ér fèndòu ！”
My gosh, you really are a good communist through and through. But I am too, I was the one calling out the slogans under the flag, "Ready at any moment, to struggle in the Communist project."
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