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You're Asking Me to Lose Face!

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ID: 2726 Upper Intermediate
Sometime you just really really need a favour from a friend, but they just aren't budging. Listen to two old friends bargaining over this impossible favour and learn lots of really useful terms to do with "face面子".
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
姑奶奶 gūnǎinai great aunt
太后娘娘 tàihòuniángniang empress dowager
丢人现眼 diūrénxiànyǎn to lose face
下跪 xiàguì to kneel down
大小姐,姑奶奶,太后娘娘,拜托你,答应我这一次吧!
dàxiǎojiě ,gūnǎinai ,tàihòuniángniang ,bàituō nǐ ,dāying wǒ zhè yícì ba !
A: Hey Miss Thing, please, can you just agree this once!
不行!这么丢人现眼的事,我办不到!
bùxíng !zhème diūrénxiànyǎn de shì ,wǒ bànbúdào !
B: No! I can't be a part of such a spectacle!
别这么不给面子嘛!我给你下跪,我给你磕头,我求求你...
bié zhème bù gěi miànzi ma !wǒ gěi nǐ xiàguì ,wǒ gěi nǐ kētóu ,wǒ qiúqiú nǐ ...
A: Please give me a little dignity! I'll kneel down in front of you, I'll kowtow to you, please...
哎!你干什么?丢死人了!快起来!旁边的人都在看了!
āi !nǐ gàn shénme ?diū sǐ rén le !kuài qǐlái !pángbiān de rén dōu zài kàn le !
B: Ah! What are you doing? How embarrassing! Get up this instant! People are staring!
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