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My Cell is Out of Juice!

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ID: 2936 Intermediate
Having just returned from a trip abroad, today's character finds his cell-phone no longer works. Rather than fix it himself, he takes it to a repair shop to get looked at. It turns out, it's not broken, but simply out of battery! Learn some useful words for explaining that things are broken, and how to get them fixed. Photo by Martin Abegglen
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
问题 wèntí problem; question
无法 wúfǎ to have no way
开机 kāijī to start a machine; boot up (a computer)
泡水 pàoshuǐ to steep; to soak in
手机哪里有问题?
shǒujī nǎli yǒu wèntí ?
What's the matter with your mobile phone?
我的手机昨天晚上开始无法开机。
wǒ de shǒujī zuótiān wǎnshang kāishǐ wúfǎ kāijī 。
I haven't been able to turn on my phone since last night.
手机泡过水或是摔过吗?
shǒujī pào guò shuǐ huòshì shuāi guò ma ?
Did you soak your phone in water or drop it on the ground?
都没有。
dōu méiyǒu 。
No, neither.
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