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ID: 2628 Upper Intermediate
Earthquakes can be scary but they are also part of daily life if you live around a tectonic plate boundary. It's best to be prepared in the event of a large one, so let us learn how two locals deal with the shifting of the plates.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
地震 dìzhèn earthquake
to seek
心安 xīnān peace of mind
还好 hái hǎo luckily
刚才的地震好大!吓死我了!
gāngcái de dìzhèn hǎo dà !hèsǐ wǒ le !
The earthquake just now was really big! I was scared to death!
对呀!不过我可是有万全准备的,逃生包、水壶
duìya !bùguò wǒ kěshì yǒu wànquánzhǔnbèi de ,táoshēngbāo 、shuǐhú
Yes! But I'm completely prepared, with a survival kit and a water bottle...
准备这些只是图个心安,楼塌下来,几个逃生包都没用,压都压死你!
zhǔnbèi zhèxiē zhǐshì tú gè xīnān ,lóu tā xiàlai ,jǐ ge táoshēngbāo dōu méi yòng ,yā dōu yā sǐ nǐ !
Preparing all that is just to give yourself peace of mind, if the building collapses, even with several survival kits, you will get crushed to death!
你说的是没错,但谁知道会不会用到呢?未雨绸缪才是正确的态度。
nǐ shuō de shì méicuò ,dàn shéizhīdào huì bùhuì yòngdào ne ?wèiyǔchóumóu cáishì zhèngquè de tàidu 。
You're right, but who knows if it will come in useful? Preparing for a rainy day is the right attitude.
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