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I'm Just Too Tired
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ID: 2820 Elementary
Burning the candle at both ends? Working late into the night and studying at school is not the best combination. Tune in to find ways to express how tired you are. Photo Credit
Tue Jan 05 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|怕||pà||to be afraid of|
nǐ wèishénme bú qù túshūguǎn kànshū ？kāfēidiàn zhème chǎo 。
Why don't you go to the library to read? The coffee shop is so noisy.
túshūguǎn tài ānjìng ，wǒ pà wǒ kàn zhe kàn zhe jiù shuìzháo le 。
The library is too quiet, I worry I'll be reading and reading and then fall asleep.
ā ？nǐ hěn lèi ma ？
Huh? You're very tired?
wǒ měitiān dǎgōng dào wǎnshàng shíèr diǎnr 。
I work part-time every day until 12 midnight.
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