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ID: 2772 Advanced
身边总是有些朋友喜欢对某些话题发表议论,也不管是不是让身边的人觉得无聊或者不舒服,不过有时候他们的看法或许有些道理,也帮助我们反省自己的生活态度,所以不妨耐心听听看吧。
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Detailed Vocabulary
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
话说回来 huàshuōhuílai returning to our main topic,
智障 zhìzhàng someone with learning difficulties; retard (derog.)
停产 tíngchǎn to stop production
遭天谴 zāo tiānqiǎn to incur the wrath of the gods
谢谢!记得再把照片Email给我啊!
xièxie !jìde zài bǎ zhàopiàn Email gěi wǒ ā !
Thank you! Remember to email the photo to me!
马上办!寄出。好了,你回家收信吧!话说回来,你何时才要换智能手机呀?
mǎshàng bàn !jìchū 。hǎo le ,nǐ huíjiā shōuxìn ba !huàshuōhuílai ,nǐ héshí cái yào huàn zhìnéng shǒujī ya ?
I'll do it now! It's sent. OK, go back home and check your email! Speaking of that, when are you going to trade up to smartphone?
呃...等到”智障手机”停产的时候吧。再说,我现在这只手机也还好好的啊,太浪费会遭天谴的。
è ...děngdào ”zhìzhàngshǒujī ”tíngchǎn de shíhou ba 。zài shuō ,wǒ xiànzài zhè zhī shǒujī yě hái hǎohāo de ā ,tài làngfèi huì zāo tiānqiǎn de 。
Eh... I'm going to wait until they stop manufacturing the dunce phones I guess. And the phone I have now is still in good shape, wastefulness incurs divine wrath.
嗯?你这是拐着弯骂人吗?
ng4 ?nǐ zhè shì guǎizhewān màrén ma ?
Huh? Are you calling me out in a roundabout way?
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