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Getting Tough on Employees

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ID: 0181 Upper Intermediate
In the mid-80’s, you responded with a resounding “YES, I AM” to NKOTB’s query of “Are you tuff enuf?” Now, we’re still sure it rings true, but just in case you need to have a lil’ come-to-Jesus meeting with some less-than-productive employees, you’ll be able to do it using Mandarin Chinese as well (after this lesson, of course)!
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宁愿 nìngyuàn would rather
表现 biǎoxiàn expression
应付 yìngfu to deal with
准备 zhǔnbèi to prepare
wǒ xiànzài néng gēn nǐ tántan ma ?
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dāngrán 。
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zuìjìn ,nǐ de biǎoxiàn bùtài hǎo 。shì bu shì gōngzuò shàng yǒu shénme kùnnan ?
Your performance hasn’t been very good recently. Are you having any trouble with work?
méiyǒu 。wǒ juéde kěyǐ yìngfu 。
No, I can handle it.
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