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Don't Drink and Drive!

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ID: 2994 Intermediate
Don't drink and drive! In this dialogue, two friends are discussing the night before. One of them has lost their ability to drink and was intending to drive home drunk, only to be stopped by the rest of the gang. Listen to see how the scene unfolded. Photo by westmidlandspolice
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幸好…不然 xìnghǎo…bùrán luckily... otherwise
平安 píngān safe and sound
一向 yīxiàng always (previously)
酒量 jiǔliàng ability to take alcohol
建民,昨天搭车回家没事吧。
jiànmín ,zuótiān dāchē huíjiā méishì ba 。
Jianmin, did you get home alright in the taxi, yeah?
幸好你帮我叫了车,不然我肯定没法平安回家。
xìnghǎo nǐ bāng wǒ jiào le chē ,bùrán wǒ kěndìng méifǎ píng ān huíjiā 。
Luckily you called a cab for me, otherwise I definitely wouldn't have gotten home safe and sound.
你昨天晚上是怎么回事,不是一向酒量很好吗?怎么喝了三杯红酒就醉了。
nǐ zuótiān wǎnshang shì zěnmehuíshì ,bùshì yīxiàng jiǔliàng hěn hǎo ma ?zěnme hē le sān bēi hóngjiǔ jiù zuì le 。
What was wrong with you last night? You've always been able to take your alcohol, no? How did you get drunk from just three glasses of red wine?
我也不知道自己是怎么了,一般来说,我得喝三瓶以上才会醉。
wǒ yě bù zhīdào zìjǐ shì zěnmele ,yībānláishuō ,wǒ děi hē sān píng yǐshàng cái huì zuì 。
I don't know what's up with me either. Normally I'd only get drunk from drinking three bottles.
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