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A Place for the Rejects

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ID: 2404 Upper Intermediate
You're a flawed dress shirt. You're labeled incorrectly. Your buttons don't match. There's a weird seam running down your back. Nobody wants you. Or do they? Learn about the world of rejects and high quality fakes in this lesson!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
眼熟 yǎnshú to look familiar
发福 fāfú to get fatter
qiǎo coincidental
凑合 còuhe to make do
走过路过,不要错过……耐克的T恤只要50元了哦!
zǒuguò lùguò ,bù yào cuòguò ……nàikè de Txù zhǐyào wǔshí yuán le ò !
Cross the road. Don't miss it... Nike's t-shirt's only 50 yuan!
你看那个人,怎么那么眼熟。
nǐ kàn nà ge rén ,zěnme nàme yǎnshú 。
Look at that guy. He looks so familiar.
咦?那不是你老家的邻居唐……唐什么来着?哎呀,一下子想不起来了。
yí ?nà bù shì nǐ lǎojiā de línjū táng ……táng shénme láizhe ?āiyā ,yīxiàzi xiǎngbuqǐlai le 。
Hey? Isn't that Tang, your neighbor from your hometown? Tang something? Jeez, all of a sudden I can't remember.
唐果!
tángguǒ !
Tang Guo!
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