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Love Tangle 1: A Suspicious Text Message
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ID: 1194 Upper Intermediate
Today we've got a Chinese domestic dispute. Listen to this podcast and learn how to talk about infidelity in Chinese. Mr. Shen thinks his wife might be cheating on him. But is she? Only one thing's for sure: They can't go on together with suspicious minds.
Tue Jun 30 2009 | Jenny , John
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|出差||chūchāi||to go on a business trip|
|不对劲儿||bù duìjìnr||off, slightly incorrect or suspicious|
|瞒||mán||to conceal from|
lǎopó ，nǐ zài nàr gànmá a ？wǒ gāng chūchāi huílai ，nǐ yě bù duō péipei wǒ 。
Darling, what are you doing there? I just got back from a business trip. Why don't you come spend some time with me?
wǒ zài shàng cèsuǒ ma 。
I'm using the washroom.
shàng cèsuǒ yào zhème cháng shíjiān ？děngdeng ，nǐ zěnme hái dài zhe shǒujī ？
Do you need that long to go to the bathroom? Wait, how come you brought your cell phone?
wǒ zài wán shǒujī yóuxì 。kuài shuì ba ，lǎogong ，míngtiān hái yào zǎoqǐ ne 。
I'm playing cell phone games. Go to sleep, dear. You need to get up early tomorrow.
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