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Asking for Sick Leave

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ID: 1860 Pre Intermediate
Even the hardest-working employees need a break sometimes! Whether you're actually sick or not, knowing how to ask your Chinese boss for a bit of time off is a highly important skill. Learn how to do so in today's elementary lesson.
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Ma (name)
经理 jīnglǐ manager
不好意思 bùhǎoyìsi 'sorry'
今天 jīntiān today
Mǎ jīnglǐ ,bùhǎoyìsi ,wǒ jīntiān xiǎng qǐngjià 。
Manager Ma, sorry, I'd like to ask for leave today.
zěnmele ?nǐ bù shūfu ma ?
What's wrong? Are you not feeling well?
duì ,wǒ gǎnmào le 。
Yeah. I've got a cold.
kàn yīshēng le ma ?
Have you seen a doctor?
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