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I'm gonna be Late
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ID: 1714 Pre Intermediate
We've all been in this situation... two people agree to meet at a certain time, but one person calls to say she'll be late. And then calls again to say she'll be later. (And then you start to wonder if she's going to make it at all.) Learn the essential Chinese in this lesson.
Tue Jul 12 2011 | Dilu, John
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|迟到||chídào||to arrive late|
wéi ，duìbuqǐ ，wǒ yào chídào le 。
Hello? Sorry, I'm going to be late.
méiguānxi ，wǒ děng nǐ 。
Don't worry about it. I'll wait for you.
bùhǎoyìsi ，wǒ huì chídào shí wǔ fēnzhōng 。
I'm sorry, I'm going to be 15 minutes late.
hǎo ba 。
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