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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?
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
融化 rónghuà to melt (because of heat)
炎炎 yányán scorching
消暑 xiāoshǔ to beat the heat
亲近 qīnjìn close
这几天真的好热哦!我觉得我快要融化了。
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.
炎炎夏日,就是要去海边游泳消暑!
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!
不要,海边太阳多大啊,还不如去室内游泳池,要什么有什么。
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.
你看看你,都市人的毛病就是都不亲近大自然!你就是都不出门才浑身是病,成天腰酸背痛。
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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