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Cooling Down in Summer
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ID: 2746 Upper Intermediate
Does the gruelling heat of the summer make you want to run indoors or out to nature? How do you keep cool during the summer?
Wed Aug 12 2015 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|融化||rónghuà||to melt (because of heat)|
|消暑||xiāoshǔ||to beat the heat|
zhè jǐ tiān zhēnde hǎo rè ò ！wǒ juéde wǒ kuàiyào rónghuà le 。
It's been really hot over the last few days! I feel like I'm going to melt.
yányán xiàrì ，jiùshì yào qù hǎibiān yóuyǒng xiāoshǔ ！
On scorching summer days, you have to go to the seaside to swim, to beat the heat!
bú yào ，hǎibiān tàiyáng duō dà ā ，hái bùrú qù shìnèi yóuyǒngchí ，yào shénme yǒu shénme 。
No, it's too hot by the seaside. I'd rather go to an indoor pool. There is everything you want there.
nǐ kàn kan nǐ ，dūshì rén de máobìng jiùshì dōu bù qīnjìn dàzìrán ！nǐ jiùshì dōu bù chūmén cái húnshēn shì bìng ，chéngtiān yāo suān bèi tòng 。
Trust you, typical city slicker afraid to get close to nature! It's because you're always locked up indoors that you're always ill, that's why your hips and back are always so sore.
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