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Quitting My Job and Starting Over
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ID: 3043 Upper Intermediate
Does this job sound good to you? "It pays peanuts, you have to do everything, it's really far away, the position is low, with no power but all the responsibility." Find out what this person did about having such an awful job, and how he is turning over a new leaf.
Fri Mar 10 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|开年||kāinián||the start of the new year|
|翻篇||fānpiān||to turn over a new leaf; to start a new chapter|
kāi nián la ，zěnmeyàng ？nǐmen gōngsī guònián fàng le jǐtiān jià ？
The start of the new year, what do you think? How many days did your company give you for the Chinese New Year holiday?
hāi ，nǐ shì shuō nà jiā sīqǐ ma ？bié tí le ，fānpiān le 。
Hi, are you talking about that private company? Don't even talk to me about it. I've already turned to a new chapter.
zhè huà shénme yìsi ，shénme jiào fānpiān le ？
What do you mean by that? What does turning to a new chapter mean?
zǎo jiù cízhí bù gàn le bēi ，xiànzài wǒ yǐjīng zài yī jiā wàiqǐ kāishǐ quánxīn de zhíyè shēngyá le 。
I quit ages ago. Now I'm at a foreign-owned company starting a new chapter in my career.
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