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ID: 1085 Elementary
You don't really need an excuse to buy new clothes. But Chinese New Year lets you rationalize buying that snazzy faux fur hat and "Guchi" sun-dress. Listen to today's podcast and learn to talk in Mandarin about your New Year's sartorial sojourn.
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好看 hǎokàn good-looking
过年 guònián to celebrate the New Year
一定要 yīdìng yào must
穿 chuān to wear
āiyō ,lèi sǐ le 。méiyǒu hǎokàn de ,jiù bié mǎi le 。
Oh, I'm so worn-out. If there's nothing good, don't buy anything.
bùxíng !guònián yīdìng yào chuān xīn yīfu 。
No way! You really have to wear new clothes when you celebrate Chinese New Year.
kěshì méiyǒu hǎo de 。
But there's nothing good here.
wǒ háishì yào mǎi 。shì xīnnián 。
I still want to buy something. It's the new year!
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