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Give Up Your Seat, Young Man!
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ID: 2114 Intermediate
Young people these days just don't have any manners at all, do they? In this lesson, an older woman berates a young man for failing to give up his seat to someone in need. Get ready for a squabble and learn how to give someone a bit of guff for being rude. Also, be sure to check out the new task feature below, ChinesePod's newest way to enrich your learning experience along with fellow poddies!
Thu Jan 31 2013 | John, Dilu
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|乘坐||chéngzuò||to ride (a bus, train, etc.)|
|让座||ràngzuò||to give up one's seat|
huānyíng chéngzuò qīyāoèr lù gōngjiāochē ，qǐng gěi xūyào bāngzhù de chéngkè ràng gè zuò 。
Welcome to public bus 712. Please give your seat to those in need.
xiǎohuǒzi ，nǐ néng ràng gè zuò ma ？zhèbiān yǒu yī gè yùnfù 。
Young man, can you give up your seat? There's a pregnant woman over here.
chēshang zhème jǐ ，nǐ ràng wǒ zhàn nǎr a ？
The bus is full. Where do you expect me to stand?
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