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ID: 1648 Intermediate
You don't live in modern China without a cell phone (or, as they say in the Old World, "mobile phone"). You can get by without a new-fangled smartphone, but you must be able to send text messages to people. In this Chinese lesson, learn all the essential verbs, and even a key measure word.
Tue Apr 12 2011 | Dilu, John
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|垃圾短信||lājī duǎnxìn||spam text message|
Xiǎo Wāng ，nǐ jīntiān duǎnxìn zhēn duō ！shì bu shì zài zhuī nǚháizi ？
Xiao Wang, you've sure gotten a lot of texts today! Are you after a girl, or what?
dōu shì yīxiē lājī duǎnxìn 。fán sǐ le ！
They're all spam texts. It's such a pain!
lājī duǎnxìn shì tǐng tǎoyàn de 。yǒu yī cì wǒ hái shōudào yī tiáo duǎnxìn shuō ，nǐ nǚ\'ér bìng le ，mǎshàng gěi tā dǎ yīqiān kuài qián 。
Spam texts are pretty annoying. One time I even got a text that said, "Your daughter is sick. Hurry and send her 1,000 kuai."
wǒ mā yě shōudào guo 。nǐ cāi wǒ mā zěnme zuò ？
My mom has gotten that one before. Guess what my mom did.
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