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ID: 1267 Upper Intermediate
Drunk driving is a big problem in Chinese society as well as in other parts of the world. Tune in to learn about Chinese attitudes toward drunk driving, all the usual "no, really, I'm fine" lines, and some of the serious legal repercussions as well. We just hope you never find yourself in this particular role!
Mon Oct 12 2009 | Jenny, John
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|zǒu bu wěn
|to walk unsteadily
lǎogong ，jiào nǐ bié hē nàme duō de ，nǐ jiǔliàng yòu bùxíng 。
Honey, I told you not to drink so much. You know you can't handle it.
āiyā ，méishìr 。cái liù liǎng 。nàme duō nián méi jiàn lǎo zhànyǒu le ，nà yīdìng yào hǎohāo qìngzhù qìngzhù de ma 。
Oh, I'm fine. Just a third of a liter. I hadn't seen my war buddies in all these years, so you know we had to properly celebrate.
nǐ kàn nǐ ，lù dōu zǒu bu wěn le 。
Look, you can't even walk steadily.
ài ？zhè chē yàoshi zěnme chā bu jìnqù 。lǎopó nǐ lái bāng wǒ bǎ chēzi fú wěn le ，tā lǎo zài huàng 。
Huh? Why won't the car key go in? Dear, help me hold the car steady. It keeps moving.
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