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ID: 1183 Intermediate
There's nothing more frustrating than waiting for a delivery. In today's podcast, learn the Mandarin Chinese you need to prod and cajole your hard-working delivery person. It may not make him any faster, but it will let you blow off some steam as you wait for him to deliver those Liza Minnelli tickets.
Tue Jun 16 2009 | Jenny , John
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|to deliver goods
wéi ，nǐ shì sònghuò de ma ？
Hey, are you the delivery person?
duì ，nǐ nǎ wèi ？
Yes. May I ask who you are?
nǐ shuōhǎo shàngwǔ sòng diànnǎo guòlai de 。xiànzài dōu zhōngwǔ le ，nǐ zài nǎr a ？
You agreed that you'd deliver the computer this morning. It's already noon -- where are you?
wǒ jīntiān yào sòng hěn duō dōngxi 。nǐ děng yīxià ，wǒ kuài dào le 。
I have a lot of stuff to deliver today. Please wait a bit -- I'll be there soon.
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