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The Seven Year Itch
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ID: 1721 Upper Intermediate
Popularized by the 1955 Marilyn Monroe film, the "seven year itch" is a phrase which has found its way into Chinese culture, and, unfortunately, some Chinese marriages as well. In this lesson, delve into the psyche of a young woman whose marriage is a bit shy of perfection.
Fri Jul 22 2011 | Jenny, John
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|顺眼||shùnyǎn||pleasing to the eye|
Yīngyīng ，nǐ liǎnsè bùdà hǎo a ，bù shūfu ma ？
Ying Ying, you don’t look so good. Are you not feeling well?
shìbushì liǎngkǒuzi nàomáodùn le ？
Is it that there’s some conflict at home?
ng4 。zuówǎn yòu gēn Hàoyǔ chǎojià le ，méi shuì hǎo 。
Yeah. I had another fight with Haoyu last night and didn’t sleep well.
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