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Job Shopping in Modern China

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ID: 1528 Upper Intermediate
The days of the "iron rice bowl" are long gone, a daughter reminds her mother in this lesson. Just as in many other parts of the world, modern Chinese young people aren't staying with any one employer for too long. Find out more about this viewpoint on the Chinese job market in this lesson.
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辞职 cízhí to quit a job, to resign
dùn [measure word for meals]
散伙饭 sànhuǒfàn farewell dinner, break-up dinner
跳槽 tiàocáo to switch jobs
mā ,wǒ huílai le 。
Mom, I'm back.
zěnme gēn tóngshì chīfàn chī dào zhème wǎn ?
Why did you stay out so late eating with your coworkers?
yǒu yī ge tóngshì cízhí le ,wǒmen chī le dùn sànhuǒfàn 。
One of our coworkers quit so we had a farewell dinner.
ò 。
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