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Phone Stolen Abroad

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ID: 2952 Intermediate
This dialogue is about a younger brother calling home from Germany after a long hiatus. The reason he hasn't been in touch is that is phone got stolen abroad! His big sister then proceeds to scold him and telling him that he's careless. Photo by IgniteHospitality
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
终于 zhōngyú at last
报警 bàojǐng to report to police
发生 fāshēng to happen
长话短说 chánghuàduǎnshōu to give the gist of a long story
喂,大姐,是我。
wéi ,dàjiě ,shì wǒ 。
Hey, sis, it's me.
小华!你终于打电话回来了,我和爸妈担心到快报警了。你还好吗?
xiǎohuá !nǐ zhōngyú dǎ diànhuà huílai le ,wǒ hé bàmā dānxīn dào kuài bàojǐng le 。nǐ hái hǎo ma ?
Xiaohua! You've finally called home, mom and dad and I have been so worried we almost called the police. Are you OK?
我还好。我现在在德国,这几天发生很多事,说不完!
wǒ háihǎo 。wǒ xiànzài zài Déguó ,zhè jǐ tiān fāshēng hěn duō shì ,shuō bù wán !
I'm OK. I'm in Germany, lots has happened in the last few days, it is a long story!
那你就长话短说啊。
nà nǐ jiù chánghuàduǎnshuō ā 。
Then give me the gist.
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