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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.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
lán to stop, halt
kěn to be willing
to pick up, give a ride
xiàng like
有车过来了。快拦车!
yǒu chē guòlái le 。kuài lán chē !
A car is coming. Flag down that car!
哎,停一下!停一下!
āi ,tíng yīxià !tíng yīxià !
Yeah, stop! Stop!
停一下,别走!别走啊!哎呀,又走了。怎么就没人肯搭我们一下呢?
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?
是不是我们长得太像坏人了?
shì bu shì wǒmen zhǎng de tài xiàng huàirén le ?
Is it because we look too much like criminals?
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