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ID: 2363 Intermediate
After decades of astounding industrial growth, China is now paying the price in terms of rising air pollution. For the past several months, smog clouds have loomed in cities throughout China. In this dialogue, two residents of a Chinese city wake up to go for work only to find themselves in for an unpleasant surprise.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
从来 cónglái always
味道 wèidao smell
奇怪 qíguài strange
雾霾 wùmái fog
哎,出事了?
āi ,chūshì le ?
Hey, something's happened.
出什么事了?
chū shénme shì le ?
What's happened?
你看窗外!
nǐ kàn chuāngwài !
Look out the window!
天啊,这么大的雾,我从来没看过这么大的雾。
tiāna ,zhème dà de wù ,wǒ cónglái méi kàn guò zhème dà de wù 。
My God! There's so much fog. I've never seen so much fog.
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