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ID: 2426 Intermediate
For some, adjusting the settings on a computer monitor is a piece of cake. For others, it might as well be brain surgery. In this lesson, listen in as two roommates attempt to dim a monitor and prove how bright they really are.
Mon Apr 21 2014 | Jenny, Shanell
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|无所谓||wúsuǒwèi||to be indifferent|
|抓紧||zhuājǐn||to grasp firmly|
āi ，nǐde diànnǎo píngmù nàme liàng ，nǐ kànzhe bù nánshòu ma ？
Hey, your computer screen is so bright. Don't you find it hard to look at?
āi ，wúsuǒwèi le ，wǒ yào zhuājǐn shíjiān 。
Hey, I don't care. I need to hurry up.
nǐ shì wúsuǒwèi ，wǒ yǒusuǒwèi ā ，tài liàng le yǐngxiǎng wǒ shuìjiào 。
You don't care, but I care. If it's too bright I won't be able to sleep.
shì ma ？nà zhēn bùhǎoyìsi ā ，wǒ tiáotiáo 。píngmù liàngdù zěnme tiáo ā ，zhēnzhēn ，nǐ zhīdào ma ?
Really? Then I'm sorry. I'll change it. How do you change the screen's brightness? Zhenzhen, do you know?
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