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Snake on a Plane
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ID: 2138 Intermediate
Prepare yourself poddies. It's the Year of the Snake and ChinesePod has found something strange slithering about on a plane.
Wed Mar 06 2013 | John, Dilu
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|起飞||qǐfēi||to take off|
|就要||jiùyào||to be about to|
fēijī mǎshàng jiùyào qǐfēi le ，qǐng dàjiā jì hǎo ānquándài 。
The airplane is about to take off. Everyone please fasten your seat belts.
duìbuqǐ ，kào chuāng de shì wǒ de zuòwèi 。
I'm sorry, the seat by the window is mine.
bùhǎoyìsi ，zhè shì wǒ érzi ，kěyǐ ràng tā zuò kào chuāng de zuòwèi ma ？
Sorry, this is my son. Could you let him have the window seat?
xíng 。nà zhè gè bāo yě shì nǐmen de ma ？
All right. So is this bag yours too?
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