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To Shower or To Bathe?
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ID: 2145 Intermediate
Germs are everywhere, but sometimes we take our desire for cleanliness a bit too far. In this lesson, two friends have a disagreement about whether or not one should take a bath in a hotel. Get prepared to soak up the discussion...
Fri Mar 15 2013 | Dilu, John
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|it would be better to
jīntiān páshān lèisǐ le ，wǒ yào pàozǎo ，hǎohāo fàngsōng yīxià 。
After climbing a mountain today, I'm exhausted. I want to take a bath and relax a bit.
zhèlǐ shì jiǔdiàn ，háishì línyù ba 。
This is a hotel. You'd better take shower.
wèishénme ？huā zhème duō qián zhù jiǔdiàn ，gànmá bù pào ？
Why? Spending so much money to stay in a hotel, why wouldn't I take a bath?
bùshì ，jiǔdiàn de yùgāng bù zhīdào yǒu duōshao rén yòng guo ，wèishēng ma ？
No, who knows how many people have used hotel bathtubs. Is it clean?
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