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Fix My Cold
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ID: 2824 Upper Intermediate
When the seasons change, it's quite possibly that you will come down with a seasonal cold. Listen to today's dialogue between a doctor and patient as she describes her various symptoms to him. Photo by jenny cu
Wed Jan 13 2016 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|忽冷忽热||hūlěnghūrè||to feel cold one minute and hot the next|
|夸张||kuāzhāng||exaggerated; to be over the top|
nǎli bù shūfu ？
What's the matter with you?
yīshēng ，wǒ késou ，bíshuǐ yě liú gè bùtíng ，shēntǐ hūlěnghūrè ，tóutòng de kuài bàozhà le ，wǒ shì bùshì kuài sǐ le ？
Doctor, I keep coughing, my nose keeps running, I keep getting hot and cold flushes and my head feels like it's about to explode. Am I dying?
méi nàme kuāzhāng ba ，wǒ xiān bāng nǐ liáng yīxià tǐwēn 。méiyǒu fāshāo 。kànlai méiyǒu shénme dàài 。
It's not that bad. First I'll take your temperature. You haven't got a fever. It looks like it's nothing major.
yīshēng ，nǐ quèdìng ma ？wǒ zhēn de chāojí bù shūfu de ，bāng wǒ dǎzhēn ，wǒ xiǎng kuài diǎn hǎo qǐlai 。
Doctor, are you sure? I'm really feeling very unwell. Can't you give me an injection? I want to get better quickly.
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