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You're late again!

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ID: 0134 Elementary
You come here, you set up shop, even hire an assistant who’s nice enough to show up 45 minutes late everyday allowing you to ease in to your day. You think you’re scolding him by saying “You!”, “Here!”, “9:45!”, but he knows of your ChinesePod addiction and figures you’re simply practicing what you’ve learned. So either you continue this standard practice, or you listen to this lesson on being late and have a lil’ “face the music” meeting on Monday. In this podcast, learn how to say “you’re late” in Mandarin Chinese (with a little more angry tone of voice to get the message across).
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yòu once again
zài again
总是 zǒngshì always
正好 zhènghǎo just right
nǐ yòu chídào le 。nǐ zǒngshì chídào 。zěnme gǎo de ?
You are late again. You are always late. What's your problem?
wǒ méi chídào 。wǒmen shuōhǎo sāndiǎn jiàn 。xiànzài zhènghǎo sāndiǎn 。
I'm not late. We agreed we would meet at 3 o'clock. It's now 3 o'clock.
bù duì ,xiànzài shì sāndiǎn shíwǔfēn 。nǐ chídào le shí wǔ fēnzhōng 。xiàcì bùyào zài chídào le ,kěyǐ ma ?
No, it's 3:15 now. You are 15 minutes late. Don't be late again, OK?
kěyǐ 。nǐ bié shēngqì le 。
OK. Don't be angry.
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