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Believing in Santa
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ID: 2345 Intermediate
Christmas is coming, and it's time to buy the kids some presents. In this this lesson someone asks their Chinese friend to help buy some Santa gear on Taobao to give their daughter a surprise.
Wed Dec 25 2013 | John, Dilu
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|拍||pāi||to buy something online|
Xiǎowèi ，kěyǐ bāng wǒ gè máng ma ？
Xiao Wei, can you help me with something?
What is it?
wǒ zài Táobǎo shàng pāi le yī gè dōngxi ，nǐ kěyǐ bāng wǒ fù yīxià qián ma ？wǒ gěi nǐ xiànjīn 。
I'm buying something on Taobao. Can you help pay for it for me? I'll give you cash.
méiwèntí ！ò ，nǐ mǎi le shèngdàn lǐwù ，háiyǒu Shèngdànlǎorén de yīfu ？
No problem! Oh, you bought Christmas gifts and a Santa Claus costume as well?
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