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ID: 2262 Upper Intermediate
College ain't cheap, is it? There's tuition, dormintory fees, internet fees, the cost of food and more. And what about having fun every once in a while? In this lesson, someone calls home to ask for a bit more money to get through the semester.
Mon Aug 26 2013 | John, Dilu
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|打||dǎ||to send (money)|
|剩||shèng||to have left|
mā ，méi qián le ，nǐ gěi wǒ dǎ diǎnr qián guòlai 。
Mom, I'm out of money. Send me a bit of money.
érzi ，nǐ yī ge yuè bù dǎ diànhuà ，yī dǎ diànhuà jiù yào qián a 。
Son, you didn't call for a month and as soon as you do call it's to ask for money.
wǒ zhèr hěn máng a ，shètuán huódòng hěn duō ，kè yě hěn duō 。
I'm busy here. There are a lot of club activities and a lot of classes.
hǎohǎohǎo ，yào duōshǎo qián ？
Okay, okay. How much do you need?
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