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Where the heck is my cell-phone?
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ID: 2859 Elementary
Today's lesson is all about adding emphasis by using the word 到底 Dàodǐ。 This often goes untranslated in a sentence, but is used to add emphasis in Chinese for many situations. In today's dialogue, a person is looking for their lost cellphone and getting more and more frustrated about not finding it. You'll also learn useful prepositions for saying where things are. Photo by Sean MacEntee
Tue Mar 22 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|桌上||zhuō shàng||on the table|
yí ，wǒ de shǒujī zài nǎr ？
Ah, where is my cell phone?
bùzài zhuō shàng ma ？
It's not on the table?
méiyǒu ā ，zài nǎr ne wǒ de shǒujī ？
No, where could it be?
bùzài bāobāo lǐ ma ？
It's not in your bag?
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