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The Life of a Programmer 3: Heading Home
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ID: 2176 Intermediate
In the third part of this series on the life of a programmer, we learn that a Chinese programmer doesn't just have it tough at the office. When going home to one's parents there are all kinds of questions, expectations and more. Is there no rest for this poor keeper of the code?
Mon Apr 29 2013 | John, Dilu
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|to work overtime
|yī ... jiù ...
|as soon as... then...
|to play games
Dàqí ，huílai la ！nǐ zhè gè gōngzuò bùxíng a ，lǎoshi jiābān 。
Daqi, you're back! This work of yours is no good. You always have to work overtime.
jīntiān gēn jǐ gè tóngxué qù dǎ táiqiú le 。
Today I went to play pool with some classmates.
chīfàn le ma ？zhuō shàng hái yǒuxiē cài 。
Have you eaten? There's some food on the table.
wǒ gāng chī le Lánzhōu lāmiàn 。wǒ qù fángjiān le 。
I just ate some Lanzhou beef noodles. I'm going to my room.
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