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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
Wed Aug 10 2016 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|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|
shǒujī nǎli yǒu wèntí ？
What's the matter with your mobile phone?
wǒ de shǒujī zuótiān wǎnshang kāishǐ wúfǎ kāijī 。
I haven't been able to turn on my phone since last night.
shǒujī pào guò shuǐ huòshì shuāi guò ma ?
Did you soak your phone in water or drop it on the ground?
dōu méiyǒu 。
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