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ID: 4020 Upper Intermediate
Have you ever been shopping and felt that all the clothing is designed for stick-thin models who are size zero!? A brother and sister discuss the changing tastes of aesthetics throughout the ages, from the "plump" beauties of the Tang Dynasty to the "A4-waisted" girls of today's social media. For a related lesson click here: Do you Have an A4 Waist.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
零码 língmǎ one size
nào to make a big fuss; to stage
排骨精 páigǔjīng skin and bones (of a woman)
活路 huólù a way out
这衣服都设计成零码身材是闹哪样啊?现在是怎样啊,除了排骨精是不给其他人活路啦?
zhè yīfu dōu shèjì chéng língmǎ shēncái shì nào nǎ yàng ā ?xiànzài shì zěnyàng ā ,chúle páigǔjīng shì bù gěi qítā rén huólù la ?
What is this clothing all designed for size zero all about? What's up with that? Who else can wear it except for stick figure girls?
姐姐、姐姐,您消消气,咱别和这身衣服置气啊,不值当、不值当。
jiějie 、jiějie ,nín xiāoxiao qì ,zá bié hé zhè shēn yīfu zhìqì ā ,bùzhídāng 、bùzhídāng 。
Girl, don't get so worked up, let's not get annoyed at an outfit. It's not worth it, it's not worth it.
哼,咱中国四大美人儿里面,大家首先想到的不就是杨贵妃,瞧那丰腴的身段、银盘儿似的饱满脸庞,试问人世间还有比这更美好的吗?
hèng ,zá Zhōngguó sì dà měirénr lǐmiàn ,dàjiā shǒuxiān xiǎngdào de bù jiùshì Yáng Guìfēi ,qiáo nà fēngyú de shēnduàn 、yínpánr shìde bǎomǎn liǎnpáng ,shìwèn rénshìjiān háiyǒu bǐ zhè gèng měihǎo de ma ?
Hmmph, among the four legendary Chinese beauties, doesn't everyone always think of Yang Guifei. Looking at her full-bodied figure, and her full face like a silver plate, one might well ask, is there anyone more beautiful in the mortal world?
对对对,你就像那唐朝贵妃,可是真真儿的美人儿呢,现在这都是什么审美啊?什么A4腰啊,苹果4腿的,再这么折腾下去干脆饿死得了,一了百了。
duìduìduì ,nǐ jiù xiàng nà Tángcháo guìfēi ,kěshì zhēn zhēnr de měirénr ne ,xiànzài zhè dōu shì shénme shěnměi ā ?shénme À yāo ā ,píngguǒ 4 tuǐ de ,zài zhème zhēteng xiàqu gāncuì è sǐ dé le ,yīliǎobǎiliǎo 。
Yes, yes. You're like a Tang Dynasty imperial concubine, a real beauty. What kind of aesthetic is there around nowadays? With the waist only as wide as an A4 sheet of paper, and legs as thin as the iPhone 4. If we keep on torturing each other like this, we may as well just starve to death and be done with it.
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