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Catching a Train
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ID: 1457 Intermediate
If you've ever been late catching a train you'll know the anxiety that sets in when that very train starts boarding - and you're still stuck in the security line! In today's lesson we'll be discussing one approach for making sure you get on that train.
Mon Jul 19 2010 | John, Jenny
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|糟了||zāo le||Oh no!|
|来不及||láibují||not enough time|
zāo le ，yǐjīng qīdiǎn le ，yào láibují le 。
Oh, no. It's already 7 o'clock. We won't make it.
kuài pǎo ba ！duìbuqǐ ，ràng yīxià ，ràng yīxià 。
Hurry up and run! Sorry! Excuse me! Coming through!
jìnzhànkǒu zài nàbiān 。
The station entrance is over there.
āi ，yǒu huǒchēpiào ma ？kàn yīxià 。
Hey, do you have the train tickets? Take a look.
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