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脱单 Finding a Partner
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ID: 3024 Advanced
婚姻大事往往被过度严肃地看待，不过朋友之间这也可以是个拌嘴搞笑的老话题，这一课，我们要摆脱为了父母的期待而找对象这个沉重的大帽子，换个轻松的态度来聊聊“脱单”这个让人有点尴尬又带着点趣味的话题。 Listen to a conversation between two friends discussing marriage and being single. Learn some modern terms for relationships and being single.
Sat Jan 28 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|脱单||tuōdān||to escape single life|
shuāngshí yī ”shōuhuò pō Fēng ba ，yī kàn jiù zhīdào tiědìng shì cānyù le “Ālǐbābā ”jǐshí gè yì de dà xiàngmù le ，bùshì ？
You pulled in a rich harvest on Singles' Day, yeah? Just from looking at it I'm dead certain that you took part in the several hundred million RMB event by Alibaba, yeah?
hāi ，shéi shuō bùshì ne ？kě nà shíhou “tóuzī ”de tài xiōng ，xiànzài měitiān dōu zhǐnéng chī tǔ ，zài jiāshang háishì dānshēn gǒu ，“chī tǔ dānshēn gǒu ”really tài qīliáng 。
Hi, you got it! But I've "invested" too heavily. Now I'm so poor I can only eat dirt, as well as being a singleton. Being a broke singleton is really quite bleak.
qiáo nǐ shuō de ，zhè niántou shéi hái bù dāng jǐ huí “yuèguāng nǚshén ”？xià yuè gōngzī yī fā bù jiù yòu huó guòlai le ，zhìyú tuōdān ，wǒ dàoshì kěyǐ gěi nǐ zhī jǐ zhāo ，kàn nǐ yuàn bù yuàn jiēshòu le 。
You're telling me! These few years who hasn't been the paycheck to paycheck queen a few times in their life? Whenever you receive the next month's salary you come to life again. As to leaving single life behind, I can give you a few tips. It's up to you if you want to accept them.
āiyōuwēi ，zhè gǎnqíng hǎo a ！chéngtiān kàn nǐmen jǐ ge zài péngyou quān xiù ēnài sā gǒuliáng de ，wǒ dōu kuài bèi nuè sǐ le 。
Hey! Of course I'm willing! After seeing all of you on WeChat Moments showing off your love, spraying dog-food over the rest of us. I already feel quite abused.
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