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The Extramarital Affair

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ID: 2725 Intermediate
Learn some great words to comfort a friend as they go through a tough time. This particular struggle is about their parents filing for divorce.
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离婚 líhūn to divorce
xiōng fierce
怎么这么 zěnme zhème how is it like this? ; can did it end up like this?
突然 tūrán suddenly
小书,你怎么看起来快哭了?还好吗?
xiǎoshū ,nǐ zěnme kàn qǐlái kuài kū le ?hái hǎo ma ?
A: Xiaoshu, why do you look like you're going to cry? Are you OK?
怎么办?我爸妈好像要离婚了,昨天吵得好凶。
zěnme bàn ?wǒ bà mā hǎoxiàng yào líhūn le ,zuótiān chāo de hǎo xiōng 。
B: I don't know what to do. I think my parents are going to get a divorce. Yesterday they were arguing very aggressively last night.
怎么这么突然?
zěnme zhème tūrán ?
A: That's a bit out of the blue, no?
我只从他们吵架的内容听到一点,我爸不是在国外工作吗?他好像外遇了。
wǒ zhī cóng tāmen chǎojià de nèiróng tīngdào yìdiǎn ,wǒ bà búshì zài guówài gōngzuò ma ?tā hǎoxiàng wàiyù le 。
B: I just heard a bit of their argument. You know my dad works abroad, yeah? I think he had an affair.
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