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ID: 1754 Intermediate
China is quite a playground for brand names, with big companies like Nike and small knock-off operations existing side by side. In this Chinese lesson, learn how a child and parent view these choices with regards to athletic shoes.
Wed Sep 07 2011 | Dilu, John
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|球鞋||qiúxié||sports shoes, gym shoes|
|不是......吗||bùshì ... ma||to not be|
lǎomā ，gěi wǒ mǎi shuāng qiúxié ba ！
Mom, buy me a pair of gym shoes!
bùshì gāng gěi nǐ mǎi le yī shuāng ma ？
Didn't I just buy you a pair?
pò le ！
They're falling apart!
nǐ nà shénme jiǎo a ？yī tiān yī shuāng xié 。
What's with your feet? You go through a pair of shoes every day.
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