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ID: 1923 Elementary
Whether you've just gotten off a 12-hour flight or been up all night partying, sometimes you just want some peace and quiet on your taxi ride home. Unfortunately for you, the cab driver is a Beijing opera enthusiast and has different plans. Learn how to (politely) ask someone to turn down the music in today's elementary lesson.
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师傅 shīfu driver
怎么了 zěnmele what‘s wrong
声音 shēngyīn sound
tài too
shīfu ,shīfu !
Driver, driver!
á ?zěnmele ?
Huh? What's wrong?
shēngyīn tài dà le ,máfan qīng yīdiǎn 。
The volume is too loud. Please turn it down a bit.
nǐ bù xǐhuan tīng Zhōngwén gē ma ?
You don't like to listen to Chinese songs?
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