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My Car Broke Down. Save Us!

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ID: 2962 Elementary
When your car breaks down on the side of the road, it can seem like the end of the world, especially if you're in the middle of nowhere. In this dialogue, one of them is clearly more worried than the other. Photo by robadob
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
hǎn to shout
干嘛 gànmá doing what
只是 zhǐshì merely to be
需要 xūyào to need
救命啊!救命啊!
jiùmìng ā !jiùmìng ā !
Save us! Save us!
喊什么呀?
hǎn shénme ya ?
What are you shouting about?
喊“救命”啊!
hǎn “jiùmìng ”ā !
I was shouting "Save us!".
喊“救命”干嘛?只是车子抛锚。
hǎn “jiùmìng ”gànmá ?zhǐshì chēzi pāomáo 。
Why are you shouting "Save us!"? The car has just broken down that's all.
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