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Sunbathing on the Roof

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ID: 2681 Upper Intermediate
If you live in an apartment, chances are that there is a secret paradise waiting for you at the very top of the stairs. Why not get some rays and sunbathe on the roof of your building. While not quite the seaside, at least you get to breath the (not very) clean air.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
日光浴 rìguāngyù sunbathing
有得 yǒudé to have access to; to not be stuck for choice
偷笑 tōuxiào to laugh behind someone's back; to be happy to get special treatment, or to have what others don't have
要不然 yàoburán otherwise
好久没做日光浴了,阳光真好、真舒服。
hǎo jiǔ méi zuò rìguāngyù le ,yángguāng zhēn hǎo 、zhēn shūfu 。
I haven't sun-bathed in so long, the sun is really nice, it feels so good.
可惜海边太远,只能在屋顶上晒晒。
kěxī hǎibiān tài yuǎn ,zhǐnéng zài wūdǐng shàng shài shài 。
It's a pity the seaside is so far away, we can only sunbathe on the roof.
有得晒就要偷笑了,很多大楼的屋顶都不给上去,要不然就是晒满了衣服、床单。
yǒudé shài jiùyào tōuxiào le ,hěn duō dàlóu de wūdǐng dōu bù gěi shàngqu ,yàoburán jiùshì shài mǎn le yīfu 、chuángdān 。
We should be happy we can sunbathe at all. You can't go out on a lot of the roofs of big buildings, or they are littered with clothes and sheets hanging out to air in the sun.
怪不得放了几盆花,就有人说这是空中花园了。
guàibude fàng le jǐ pén huā ,jiù yǒu rén shuō zhè shì kōngzhōnghuāyuán le 。
No wonder that people say they've got a roof garden when they put a few plant pots out.
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