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ID: 2788 Upper Intermediate
Listen to a conversation about a surrogate pregnancy and learn about some of the legal and psychological issues that could arise from this situation.
Wed Oct 28 2015 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|超声波扫描||chāoshēngbō sǎomiáo||sonogram; ultrasound scan|
|明令||mínglìng||to issue an edict|
|金发碧眼||jīnfàbìyǎn||blond haired and blue-eyed|
gē ，shénme shì zhème xīngfèn ，yòu zhème shénmì ？
Bro, why are you so excited and acting so mysterious?
gěi nǐ qiáo qiao zhè ge 。
Have a look at this.
chāoshēngbō ？zhè ...shì nǐ de bǎobao ma ？sǎosao shénme shíhou huáishàng de ？wánquán kàn bù chūlái ya ！
A sonogram? This... is your baby? When did your wife get pregnant? She doesn't look at all pregnant!
shì wǒ de bǎobao ，dànshì bùzài nǐ sǎozi de dùzi lǐ ，zhè shì wǒ de dàiyùn māma gěi wǒ jì lái de ！
It's my baby, but it's not in your sister-in-law's stomach. This was sent to me by our surrogate!
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