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ID: 4005 Elementary
In today's elementary class we teach you lots of "time spent doing" sentences, for example, "I have been studying for X amount of time", or "Yesterday, I read my book until.... e.g: 昨天 我 看书 看到 9点 Time Phrase VO V 到 TIME Yesterday I read book, read until 9 o'clock
Tue Jul 11 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|加班||jiābān||to work overtime|
wǒ zuótiān jiābān jiādào jiǔ diǎn ，hǎo lèi 。
Yesterday I worked overtime until 9 O'clock. I'm so tired.
wǒ méiyǒu jiābān ，dànshì wǒ kàn diànyǐng kàndào shíyī diǎn ，yě lèi 。
I didn't work overtime, but I watched films until 11. I'm also tired.
qiántiān wǎnshang nǐmen zài dòudòu jiā chànggē chàng dào jǐ diǎn ？
What time did you guys sing karaoke to at Doudou's house the evening before last?
chàng dào jiǔ diǎn ba ，dàn wǒ liú dào shí diǎn cái zǒu 。
We sang until around 9, but I didn't leave until 10.
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