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ID: 4034 Intermediate
In this lesson, a co-worker is angry because they got stood up at a restaurant and waited for almost an hour. The male colleague is a bit confused since they had arranged to meet on a different day, as clearly written in his calendar. Listen in to find out how and why they had this mix-up.
Wed Sep 13 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|清清楚楚||qīngqīngchǔchǔ||be crystal clear|
èi ！děngxià yīqǐ qù chīfàn ā 。
Ah! Let's get food together in a bit.
nǐ hái gǎn gēn wǒ jiǎnghuà ！wǒ hái zài shēng nǐ de qì ，bù xiǎng kàndào nǐ 。
You have some nerve talking to me! I'm still angry with you. I dont want to see you.
děngdeng ，wǒ zuò cuò le shénme ，nǐ bù néng zhèyàng luàn fāpíqi ba ？
Wait a minute, what did I do? You shouldn't just vent your temper at any opportunity, should you now?
wǒ luàn fāpíqì ？nǐ zuótiān fàng wǒ gēzi ，ràng wǒ zài cāntīng qiánmian děng nǐ děng le kuài yī gè zhōngtóu 。
At any opportunity? You stood me up yesterday, and left me waiting in front of the restaurant for almost an hour.
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