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Technology Making Us Ugly

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ID: 2814 Upper Intermediate
Is your smartphone making you ugly? Learn how using a cell phone can lead to pimples, double chins, and forward head posture. Photo by dkeats
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微信群 wéixìnqún WeChat group
发言 fāyán to make a speech; to send a message on social messaging apps
jiè to kick (a habit)
好好的 hǎohāo de good
咦,最近在微信群里,都很少看见你发言啊!
yí ,zuìjìn zài wēixìn qún lǐ ,dōu hěn shǎo kànjiàn nǐ fāyán ā !
Huh, recently in the WeChat group I seldom see you write anything!
是的,最近我打算“戒”手机了。
shì de ,zuìjìn wǒ dǎsuàn “jiè ”shǒujī le 。
Yes, recently I've been trying to "wean" myself off my cell phone.
真的吗?好好的为什么要“戒”手机呢?
zhēn de ma ?hǎohāo de wèishénme yào “jiè ”shǒujī ne ?
Really? Why would you want to give up something great like a cell phone?
最近看了一个日本综艺节目,他们发明了一个新词叫“手机丑女”。
zuìjìn kàn le yī gè Rìběn zōngyìjiémù ,tāmen fāmíng le yī gè xīncí jiào “shǒujī chǒu nǚ ”。
Recently I watched a Japanese variety show, and they invented a new word called "cell phone ugly women".
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