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Receiving a Package for a Friend
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ID: 2047 Intermediate
E-commerce is big in China. Not a day goes by at offices throughout the Middle Kingdom without someone receiving a package of something that they've bought online. And while toting your goodies home with you is okay, ordering stuff directly to your house by far the most convenient. But will you be home to receive it? In this lesson, someone tries to get their friend to receive their package for them, a task that might prove infinitely more difficult than it sounds...
Mon Oct 22 2012 | John, Jenny
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|to not be able to return
Xiǎo Pí ，nǐ zài jiā ma ？
Xiao Pi, are you at home?
zài 。zěnmele ？
Yes. What's up?
wǒ yǒu yī ge kuàidì jīntiān huì sòngdào ，wǒ yǒushì huíbuqù ，xiǎng máfan nǐ bāng wǒ shōu yīxià 。
I have a delivery arriving today. I have something to do so I can't come back. Can I bother you to help receive it for me?
hǎo de 。
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