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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.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
还在 háizài still to be
下雨 xiàyǔ to rain
cóng from
已经 yǐjīng already
还在下雨吗?
hái zài xiàyǔ ma ?
Is it still raining?
从昨天晚上到现在,已经下了八个小时了。
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.
我睡了多久?
wǒ shuì le duō jiǔ ?
How long did I sleep for?
你从十一点到现在,已经睡了十个小时了!
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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