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Can't Get to Sleep
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ID: 1339 Pre Intermediate
Having trouble falling asleep? Anxious before bed? Well unfortunately we can't solve these problems for you - but what we can do is teach you how to describe them in Chinese. And that's exactly what we're doing in today's podcast, so join us to learn more about sleep troubles!
Tue Jan 19 2010 | Jenny, John
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|怎么了||zěnmele||what's the matter?|
|睡不着||shuì bu zháo||to be unable to fall asleep|
nǐ zěnmele ？hái bù shuì ？
What's the matter? Still haven't slept?
wǒ shuì bu zháo 。
I can't get to sleep.
hěn wǎn le ，míngtiān hái yào shàngbān 。
It's really late, and you have to go to work tomorrow.
wǒ zhīdào 。kěshì wǒ hěn dānxīn 。míngtiān wǒmen dà lǎobǎn yào lái 。
I know, but I'm just really worried. The big boss is coming tomorrow.
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