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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
Wed Sep 07 2016 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|报警||bàojǐng||to report to police|
|长话短说||chánghuàduǎnshōu||to give the gist of a long story|
wéi ，dàjiě ，shì wǒ 。
Hey, sis, it's me.
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?
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!
nà nǐ jiù chánghuàduǎnshuō ā 。
Then give me the gist.
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