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Wake Up and Feed the Baby
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ID: 2700 Intermediate
It's never good to argue in bed, especially when it's 4 in the morning and you have a morning shift that day. Listen to this couple debate over who should feed the baby.
Tue May 26 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|哄||hǒng||to soothe; to comfort (a child)|
|懒得||lǎnde||to not have the energy to|
|值||zhí||to work (shifts)|
lǎopó ，bǎobao yòu kū le ，nǐ qù hǒnghong ba 。
Darling, the baby's crying again, go and calm him down.
wǒ cái gāng wèi wán nǎi ，hǎo lèi ，lǎnde qǐlái ，nǐ qù hǒng tā la 。
I just fed him, I'm exhausted, I couldn't be arsed getting up, you go and calm him down.
wǒ jīntiān zhíyèbān ，míngtiān yòu shì zǎobān ，lèi sǐ le ，bàituō ràng wǒ shuì yíxià 。
I'm on the night shift tonight and then the early shift tomorrow, I'm completely tired out too, please let me sleep for a while.
érzi yòu bú shì wǒ yí ge rén de ，yǐjīng hǎojǐ tiān dōu zhèyàng bànyè kūgebùtíng ，dōu shì wǒ yí ge rén zhàogu ！nǐ yě bù bāngmáng ！
It's not just my son, you know. He's been crying in the middle of the night on and on like this for several days now and it's all been up to me to look after him! I don't get any help from you!
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