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ID: 2643 Advanced
Fri Feb 20 2015 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|印堂||yìntáng||glabella (the skin between the eyebrows and above the nose)|
|诸事不顺||zhūshì bù shùn||nothing's going right|
|看相||kàn xiāng||to have your fortune read (from your facial features)|
|算命||suànmìng||to tell a fortune|
āi ！gūniang ，wǒ kàn nǐ yìntáng fāhēi ，zuìjìn zhūshì bù shùn ō ！
Oh! Young lady, your glabella seems very dark, things aren't going well for you lately, are they!
nǐ jiào wǒ ma ？
Are you talking to me?
jiùshì nǐ ，wǒ zài zhèlǐ gěi rén kàn xiāng shíjǐ nián le ，méi jiàn guò yìntáng xiàng nǐ zhème hēi de ，yǒu shénme kùnnan ？yào bù yào zuò xiàlai liáoliao ？
Yes, you! I've been reading people's fortunes from their faces for over a decade, I've never a glabella as dark as yours, what's troubling you? Do you want to have seat and a chat?
nǐmen zhèxiē suànmìng de ，zǒngshì zhèyàng shuōhuà ma ？wǒ zhūshì bù shùn guān nǐ shénme shì ？
All you fortune tellers say the same old lines, yeah? What is it to you if things aren't going well for me?
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