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The God of Thunder
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ID: 2737 Intermediate
It's been thundering a lot recently, so we decided to do a class about the God of Thunder. No, it's not Thor. It is 雷公 léigōng. A bat winged, beaked god who smites people with the help of his wife.
Tue Jul 28 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|to rumble with thunder
|to get (a girlfriend or boyfriend)
dǎ léi le ！hǎo kěpà ！
A thunder clap! How scary!
nǐ méi zuò huàishì ，pà shénme ？
You haven't done anything wrong, what are you scared of?
wā ！nǐ kàn ，nàme dà de shǎndiàn ！yàoshì bèi dǎ dào jiù cǎn le 。
Wow! Look! Such powerful lightning. You would be screwed if you were stuck by that.
zuò huàishì de rén cái huì bèi léigōng dǎ ，nǐ zuò le shénme huàishì ā ？shìbushì tōutōu jiāo biéde nǚpéngyou ？
Only people who have done bad things are struck down by the God of Thunder, what bad thing have you done? Have you got another girlfriend on the side?
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