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Beware of Professional Beggars
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ID: 2062 Upper Intermediate
China's recent prosperity has made many of its citizens richer, even the beggars! Realizing that they can make more money from the goodwill of others as opposed to working on their own, some beggars on China's streets aren't in desperate need; they're professionals looking to make a living. In this lesson, learn about the phenomenon of professional beggars and what you can do to tell the real ones from the fake ones.
Mon Nov 12 2012 | John, David
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|to take (something) as (something)
|to make use of
kuài zǒu ，kuài zǒu ！
āi ，zěnmele 。
Jeez, what is it?
nǐ méi kànjiàn nàbiān yǒu jǐ ge qǐgài ma ？
Didn't you see that there were some beggars over there?
qǐgài yòu bù kěpà ，wèishénme yào zǒu ？érqiě qǐgài nàme kělián ，yīnggāi yào bāngzhù tāmen ya 。
Beggars are nothing to be afraid of, why do we need to go? Besides, beggars are really unfortunate, we should help them.
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