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ID: 2403 Intermediate
Getting a cab in Shanghai has recently gotten easier. Well, it is if you've downloaded a taxi cab booking app anyway. In this lesson, two friends talk about using an app to book a taxi and avoid waiting to hail a cab.
Wed Mar 19 2014 | Greg, Vera
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|打车||dǎchē||to take a taxi|
āi ，nà gè dìng chē diànhuà shì duōshao ā ？
Hey, what's the phone number to book a cab?
ā ？xiànzài shéi hái yòng diànhuà dìng chūzūchē ？
What? Who still uses the phone to book a cab nowadays?
nà zěnme dìng ？
Then how do you book one?
yòng dǎchē ruǎnjiàn ya ，zài shǒujī shàng xiàzǎi yī gè jiùhǎole 。
Use taxi cab booking software. Download one to your phone and that should do it.
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