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Dialing a Nonlocal Phone Number
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ID: 1582 Intermediate
If you're like us, you know a lot of people, and you make a fair amount of calls with your cell phone. But every once in a while, you'll get this annoying recording telling you the call won't go through because it's a "nonlocal number." Fortunately there's an easy solution. Learn about it in this Chinese lesson.
Mon Jan 10 2011 | Dilu, John
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|糟了||zāo le||'oh crap'|
|快......了||kuài ... le||soon|
|没电||méidiàn||to be out of power|
zāo le ，wǒ de shǒujī kuài méidiàn le 。
Oh, crap. My phone is almost out of power.
nǐ yào dǎ diànhuà ma ？kěyǐ yòng bàngōngshì de diànhuà dǎ 。
Do you want to make a call? You can call from the office phone.
ng4 。hǎo de 。wǒ bǎ hàomǎ zhǎo chūlai 。yāo sān wǔ ......
Yeah, OK. I'll get the number out. 135...
duìbuqǐ ，nín bō de shì wàidì Yídòng yònghù 。qǐng zài hàomǎ qián jiā bō "líng "。
I'm sorry, the number you have dialed is a nonlocal China Mobile number. Please add an additional '0' before the number.
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