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ID: 0955 Intermediate
Whether you're making tables or making babies, you've come to the right place. Not for the faint of heart, this lesson teaches you all the Chinese vocabulary you're going to need to know to be able to ask for your hammer... or your scalpel. Listen in and find out what the heck is going on here. (Disclaimer: the dialogue is a leeetle bit graphic, so if you're squeamish, be forewarned.) Related Links: Dear amber - Insect Market and Having a Baby Folks (scroll down for the semi-relevant content)
Thu Jul 31 2008 | Jenny , John
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|生||shēng||to give birth|
yīshēng ，wǒ lǎopó kuài shēng le ！
Doctor, my wife is about to give birth!
bié jí ，bié jí 。wǒ jìnqù kàn kan 。āi ，gěi wǒ bǎ luósīdāo 。
Don't worry, don't worry. I'll go have a look. Hey, hand me a screwdriver.
luósīdāo ？！yào shízì de háishi yīzì de ？
Screwdriver? You want a Phillips-head or a flat-head?
suíbiàn ，kuài diǎnr5 ！āi ，yǒu lángtou ma ？
Whatever, just hurry! Hmm, do you have a hammer?
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