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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.
Thu Apr 23 2015 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|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|
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.
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.
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.
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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