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It Doesn't Work 不能用
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ID: QW0446 Intermediate
In this Qing Wen we answer forrestmcsweeney's question (read here) in which he asked, "How do you say It doesn't work in Chinese?" Well today we teach you how to explain that various things; no longer work, are broken, or are making strange sounds. Common things that break are your cell phone, air con, your car, and even your toilet! Qing Wen: All About Water
Thu Jul 13 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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zhè zhī bǐ huài le 。
This pen is broken.
bùnéng yòng 、méi bànfǎ yòng
Can't use it. Unable to use it.
zhè zhī bǐ bùnéng yòng 。
Can't use this pen.
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