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Buying a Guard Dog

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ID: 2649 Intermediate
Man's best friend, and a burglars worst nightmare. In today's lesson, listen to a man wanting to protect his house by buying a guard dog. ✌
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yǎng to raise
名贵 míngguì valuable and rare
犬种 quǎnzhǒng types of dog
个个 gègè each
shuàigē ,xiǎng yǎng gǒu ma ?wǒ zhèbiān yǒu gèzhǒng míngguì quǎnzhǒng ,gègè jiànkāng !
Young man, are you looking for a pet dog? I have all kinds of pedigree dog here, and they are all healthy!
bù yào míngguì quǎn ,wǒ yào zhǎo xiōng yīdiǎn de ,huì kān mén de ,qiántiān jiālǐ bèi tōu le ,sǔnshī bù xiǎo 。
I don't want a pedigree dog, I want one that's a bit fierce, that can guard the house. My house was robbed the day before yesterday and we lost a lot.
kānmén gǒu ā ,nà yě bùyòng xiōng ,cōngming de 、jiàn le mòshēngrén huì jiào liǎng shēng de jiù xíng le 。
With a guard dog you don't need a fierce dog, you just need a clever one, one that will bark if it sees a stranger.
hái yào dà yīdiǎn de 。
Also one that's quite big.
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