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Foreign Father Loses His Cool
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ID: 2221 Intermediate
Anyone staying in China for some time will tell you, the Chinese have deep rooted notions about health and medicine, some of which seem utterly strange to foreigners. In this lesson, a foreign man finds this out the hard way after his Chinese wife has given birth.
Mon Jul 01 2013 | John, Jenny
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|开||kāi||to turn on|
Màikè ，nǐ zěnme kāi diànfēngshàn le ？
Mike, why are you turning on the fan?
jīntiān tèbié rè ！sānshí sān dù ！
It's especially hot today! It's 33 degrees!
Línlin gāng shēngwán háizi ，bùnéng chuīfēng 。
Linlin just had a baby. She can't have air blowing on her.
nà kāi kōngtiáo kěyǐ ma ？
Then is turning on the air conditioning okay?
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