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ID: 2745 Intermediate
Ever experienced a blackout during a stormy night? They can be super scary especially if you are not prepared. Listen to two friends scramble to get all their things together during this blackout.
Tue Aug 11 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|停电||tíngdiàn||power outage; to lose (electric) power|
|摸||mō||to touch; to feel for|
tíngdiàn le ！zěnme bàn ？wǒ shénme dōu kàn bùjiàn ！
There is a power outage! What do we do? I can't see anything!
bié zháojí ，nǐ xiǎoxīn mō zhe qiáng zǒu ，dào kètīng zuò zhe ，wǒ qù chúfáng de guìzi lǐ ná làzhú 。
Don't panic. Just carefully feel your way along the wall, then sit down in the living room, I'll go to the kitchen cabinet to get some candles.
làzhú ？wèishénme bùyòng shǒudiàntǒng ？
Candles? Why don't you use a torch?
shǒudiàntǒng méidiàn le ，wǒ yīzhí wàng le huàn diànchí 。
The torch doesn't have any battery, I keep forgetting to replace the batteries.
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