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ID: 0185 Advanced
Thu Jul 20 2006 | Jenny, Connie
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|熬夜||áoyè||stay up late or all night|
|天下||tiānxià||everything under heaven|
nǐ yǎnjīng zěnme hónghóng de ？zuówǎn méi shuì hǎo ma ？
How come your eyes are so red? Didn't you sleep last night?
āi ，zuówǎn yīdiǎnduō cái shuì ，zǎoshang yòu qǐ de zǎo ，dàoxiànzài hái hūnhūnchénchén de ne 。
Agh, I didn't get to sleep until after one last night, and I got up early. I'm still so fuzzy.
nǐ gànmá nàme wǎn shuì ？áoyè kàn qiúsài ma ？
Why on earth did you go to sleep so late? Were you staying up late to watch a ball game?
nǎyǒu ！wǒ hé wǒ mā yīqǐ kàn hánjù ne 。zhōngyāngbātái měitiān hěn wǎn cái fàng ，wǒmen děng de kě xīnkǔ ne 。
Ha! I was watching Korean soap operas with my mom. CCTV 8 only airs them really late. It was really hard for us to wait.
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