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80后: Born in the 80's
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ID: 2905 Advanced
在一胎政策年代长大的中国孩子，从小得到家中所有的资源，看似占尽了便宜，但步入社会以后，面对与过去完全不同的竞争坏境，他们又有什么不为人知的心声呢？Listen as two friends discuss the consequences of growing up under the one-child policy and how it affected people once they finally entered society. Photo by Dan Moyle
Fri Jun 10 2016 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|拼||pīn||to go for (something)|
|伺候||cìhòu||to wait upon|
hēi ，gēmenr ，dǎsuàn hé xífùr pīn èrtāi ma ？
Hey, buddy, are you going to try for a second child with your wife?
hái zhēn méi zhè dǎsuàn 。cìhòu yī gè xiǎo èmó jiù gòu le 。
We really haven't planned to yet. Running around after one little devil is enough.
zuìjìn ba ，wǒ chángcháng zài xiǎng ，zánmen bālíng hòu ，zhēn tǐng bù róngyì de 。
Recently I've been thinking that it's really not easy for those, like us, who were born from the 1980s on.
zěnme zhème shēnchén ，nǐ dōu xiǎngdào le xiē shénme 。
Why so profound all of a sudden, what kind of things are you thinking of?
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