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ID: 2348 Intermediate
There's a saying that you shouldn't pick up hitchhikers because they're all deranged maniacs. Of course, it's also said that you shouldn't hitchhike because anyone who would pick you up is a deranged maniac. So what can one do? Find out how it goes in this lesson as we join a hapless couple trying to get home.
Wed Jan 01 2014 | Greg, Connie
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|拦||lán||to stop, halt|
|肯||kěn||to be willing|
|搭||dā||to pick up, give a ride|
yǒu chē guòlái le 。kuài lán chē ！
A car is coming. Flag down that car!
āi ，tíng yīxià ！tíng yīxià ！
Yeah, stop! Stop!
tíng yīxià ，bié zǒu ！bié zǒu a ！āiyā ，yòu zǒu le 。zěnme jiù méi rén kěn dā wǒmen yīxià ne ？
Stop! Don't go! Don't go! Jeez, he went again. Why isn't anyone willing to give us a lift?
shì bu shì wǒmen zhǎng de tài xiàng huàirén le ？
Is it because we look too much like criminals?
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