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ID: 1799 Intermediate
If you like reading but still have yet to buy a Kindle, this lesson is for you. Today, our hero ventures into a bookstore but finds that they've forgotten the name of the book they're looking for. What is to be done? Tune in and find out!
Wed Nov 09 2011 | Jenny, John
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|to seem as if
|to not remember clearly
nǐhǎo ，wǒ yào mǎi yī běn shū ，néng bāng wǒ zhǎo yīxià ma ？
Hi, I want to buy a book. Can you help me look for it?
shūmíng shì shénme ？
What's the name of the book?
hǎoxiàng shì Míngcháo shénme shénme ，hòumian de wǒ jì bù tài qīng le 。
I think it's 'Ming Dynasty' something or other. I can't really remember the rest.
bù zhīdào shūmíng zěnme zhǎo a ，wǒmen shūdiàn zhème duō shū 。nà ，jiǎng shénme de nǐ zhīdào bù ？
How can we search for it if you don't know the name? Our bookstore has so many books. Do you know what the book is about?
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