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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.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
开年 kāinián the start of the new year
翻篇 fānpiān to turn over a new leaf; to start a new chapter
辞职 cízhí to resign
外企 wàiqǐ foreign firm
开年啦,怎么样?你们公司过年放了几天假?
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?
嗨,你是说那家私企吗?别提了,翻篇了。
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.
这话什么意思,什么叫翻篇了?
zhè huà shénme yìsi ,shénme jiào fānpiān le ?
What do you mean by that? What does turning to a new chapter mean?
早就辞职不干了呗,现在我已经在一家外企开始全新的职业生涯了。
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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