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ID: 2721 Intermediate
Have you ever had an argument about sitting in someone else's seat, or perhaps you have parked yourself down in someone's reserved space. Listen as two passengers quarrel over their seating.
Tue Jun 30 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|对号||duìhào||to match two numbers|
xiānsheng ，bùhǎoyìsi ，zhè shì wǒ de wèizi 。
Sir, excuse me, this is my seat.
nǐ de ？búshì ，zhè shì wǒ de wèizi 。
Yours? No. This is my seat.
jiǔ chē 3A ，jiùshì zhèlǐ ，zhè chēzi shì duìhào de ，búshì nǐ xiān qiǎng xiān yíng ，dǒng bù dǒng ā ？
Ninth carriage 3A. This is it. Your have to have a seat number for this carriage. It's not "first come first serve", don't you get it?
shénme xiān qiǎng xiān yíng ，zhè shì wǒ de chēpiào ，shàngmian xiě de qīngqīngchǔchǔ ，nǐ yǒu piào ma ？
What (do you mean by) "first come first serve". This is my my ticket, and it's very clear. Do you have a ticket?
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