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Buying High Quality DVDs
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ID: 1653 Upper Intermediate
It's no secret that most of the DVDs sold in China are not what you might call "legit." But with this Chinese lesson we're just going to sidestep that whole "legal issue" and get right into the topic of DVD quality. You might be paying bottom dollar, but you still want top quality!
Tue Apr 19 2011 | Jenny, John
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|放不出来||fàng bu chūlái||to be unable to play (of a DVD)|
āi ，fán sǐ le ，zhè ge DVD yě fàng bu chūlái 。
Agh, what a pain. This DVD won't play.
hēhē ，shéi ràng nǐ mǎi dàobǎn de la ？
Heh-heh. He told you to buy a pirated one?
nǐ nándào mǎi zhèngbǎn de ？
Don't tell me you buy the real thing?
hēhē ，kāi wánxiào éryǐ 。wǒ bāng nǐ kàn kan 。
Heh-heh. I'm only kidding. Let me take a look.
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