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ID: 1207 Elementary
You're a popular person. People are looking for you, but you don't always want to talk to them. Today's Chinese lesson will help you deal with those tricky times when you don't want to be found. Learn how to use Mandarin to explain that you're not around.
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过来 guòlai to come over
开会 kāihuì to hold or attend a meeting
打电话 dǎ diànhuà to dial a telephone
shuō to say
Xiǎo Gāo ,guòlai yīxià 。
Xiao Gao, please come over here.
shénme matter ?
What is it?
wǒ yào qù kāihuì le 。yàoshì yǒu rén gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà ,jiù shuō wǒ bù zài 。
I'm off to a meeting. If anyone calls on the phone, tell them I'm not here.
ǎ ?wèishénme ?
Huh? Why?
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