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ID: 2941 Upper Intermediate
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
一口气 yīkǒuqì in one go
过瘾 guòyǐn addictive; really fun
意外 yìwài accident; unexpectedly
继承 jìchéng descendant
你昨天看了没?
nǐ zuótiān kàn le méi ?
Did you watch yesterday?
看了看了,自从你介绍之后,我昨天晚上一口气看了十集,过瘾。
kàn le kàn le ,zìcóng nǐ jièshào zhīhòu ,wǒ zuótiān wǎnshang yīkǒuqì kàn le shí jí ,guòyǐn 。
Yeah, I watched, after you introduced it to me yesterday evening I watched ten episodes in one go, it's so addictive.
你看到金恩在出车祸那里没有?看到他被自己最爱的女人撞到,我都哭了。
nǐ kàndào Jīn Ēnzài chū chēhuò nàlǐ méiyǒu ?kàndào tā bèi zìjǐ zuìài de nǚrén zhuàngdào ,wǒ dōu kū le 。
Have you seen up to the part where Kim Un-jae gets into car crash? Seeing him get run over by the girl he most loved made me cry.
我也看到那边了,吓了一大跳,太意外了。
wǒ yě kàndào nàbiān le ,xià le yī dà tiào ,tài yìwài le 。
I saw to that part too, I was shocked, it's so unexpected.
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