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ID: 3086 Elementary
In this lesson, someone wakes up after a long sleep to find that it's still raining, and that they won't have enough time to get to their friend's house. Learn how to say "not enough time" as well as these two 2 important structures. The first is: From (time/place) to (time/place) The second is: Already (been doing something) for (how long) Here is a video lesson using the same structure, but for places instead of time: How Far From Here to There? - 2890.
Tue May 30 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|还在||háizài||still to be|
hái zài xiàyǔ ma ？
Is it still raining?
cóng zuótiān wǎnshang dào xiànzài ，yǐjīng xià le bā gè xiǎoshí le 。
From last night up until now, it's already been raining for eight hours.
wǒ shuì le duō jiǔ ？
How long did I sleep for?
nǐ cóng shíyī diǎn dào xiànzài ，yǐjīng shuì le shí gè xiǎoshí le ！
From 11 until now. You have slept for 10 hours!
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