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Missing The Last Train
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ID: 3080 Intermediate
What do you do when you miss the last train home. Is it better to freeze to death waiting for the next one to come, or how about going to a hotel to spend the night? I know which one I would choose...
Thu May 18 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|赶不上||gǎnbushàng||to be unable to catch|
|凌晨||língchén||early in the morning|
zāogāo ，gǎnbushàng mòbānchē le ，zhèxiàzi gāi zěnme bàn ？
Darn it, we missed the last train. What should we do now?
xià yī bān chē shì língchén sān diǎn ，shíjiān hěn gāngà 。
The next train is at 3am, the time is a bit awkward.
wǒ kě bù xiǎng zài zhèlǐ děng liù gè xiǎoshí ā 。
I really don't want to wait here for six hours.
yǔqí zài zhèlǐ gān děng liù gè xiǎoshí ，bùrú zhǎo gè lǚguǎn xiūxi yīxià ，wǒmen míngtiān zǎoshang zài lái 。
Rather than waiting here in vain for six hours, we'd be better to find a motel to rest in for a while. We can come back again tomorrow.
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