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Blaming Your Partner in Chinese

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ID: 4050 Intermediate
In this lesson we teach you some great words and phrases for blaming your partner in Mandarin Chinese. In this dialogue, a couple are arguing about why one of them booked such an odd time for a show and how they're worried they might not make the showing on time.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
play; show; drama
场次 chǎngcì the number of showings of a movie, play etc
chǎo to quarrel
出发 chūfā to set off
小方,我们看几点的戏?
xiǎofāng ,wǒmen kàn jǐdiǎn de xì ?
Xiaofang, what time is the movie we’re seeing?
我订了五点半的场次。
wǒ dìng le wǔ diǎn bàn de chǎngcì 。
I booked the 5 o’clock screening.
你怎么订这么早的时间,不怕赶不上吗?
nǐ zěnme dìng zhème zǎo de shíjiān ,bùpà gǎnbùshàng ma ?
Why did you book such an early screening? Aren’t you worried we won’t make it?
还说呢,还不是你看完戏要跟朋友见面开会,我只好订这个时间。
háishuō ne ,háibúshì nǐ kàn wán xì yào gēn péngyou jiànmiàn kāihuì ,wǒ zhǐhǎo dìng zhège shíjiān 。
You really have the cheek? It was you that said you had a meeting with a friend after the film, so that’s the only time I could book.
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