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昨天我弟弟的太太生孩子了,我当叔叔了。
Zuótiān wǒ dìdi de tàitai shēng háizi le, wǒ dāng shūshu le.

My brother's wife gave birth to a baby, so I become an uncle.

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我妹妹从小就想要当医生。
Wǒ mèimei cóng xiǎo jiù xiǎngyào dāng yīshēng.

My little sister has wanted to be a doctor since she was young.

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我不要当服务员,因为很累。
Wǒ bú yào dāng fúwùyuán, yīnwèi hěn lèi.

I don't want to be a waiter, because it's too tiring.

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坐地铁又快又安全。
Zuò dìtiě yòu kuài yòu ānquán.

Taking the subway is not only fast but also safe.

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这个房子又贵又不干净,我不想租。
Zhège fángzi yòu guì yòu bù gānjing, wǒ bù xiǎng zū.

This house is expensive and dirty, I don't want to rent it.

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中国历史又长又有趣。
Zhōngguó lìshǐ yòu cháng yòu yǒuqù.

Chinese history is both long and interesting.

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他是昨天晚上到北京的。
Tā shì zuótiān wǎnshàng dào Běijīng de.

 

It was last night that he came to Běijīng.

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这支手机是在夜市买的。
Zhè zhī shǒujī shì zài yèshì mǎi de.

It was at the night market that I purchased this cellphone

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是我打电话给房东的。
Shì wǒ dǎ diànhuà gěi fángdōng de.

It was me who called the landlord.

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他是在那家便利店买咖啡的。
Tā shì zài nà jiā biànlìdiàn mǎi kāfēi de.

It was in that convenience store that he bought his coffee.

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我是坐公交车来上课的。
Wǒ shì zuò gōngjiāochē lái shàngkè de.

I took the bus to come to class.

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快下雨了。
Kuài xiàyǔ le.

It's going to rain soon.

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哥哥的女朋友快要回法国了。
Gēge de nǚpéngyǒu kuài yào huí Fǎguó le.

My brother's girlfriend is going to go back to France soon.

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你妈妈的生日快到了吗?
Nǐ māma de shēngrì kuài dào le ma?

Is your mother's birthday coming soon?

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你家人都住北京吗 ?
Nǐ jiārén dōu zhù Táiběi ma?

 

Does your family live in Běijīng?

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不是, 我跟我弟弟住北京。 我弟弟是大学生,他快毕业了,想当模特 . 你的家人呢 ?
Bú shì. Wǒ gēn wǒ dìdi zhù Běijīng. Wǒ dìdi shì dàxuéshēng, tā kuài bìyè le, xiǎng dāng mótèr. Nǐ de jiārén ne?

 

No. My little brother and I live in Běijīng. He is about to graduate from university. He wants to become a model. What about your family?

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我父母都是老师。我姐姐是律师。
Wǒ fùmǔ dōu shì lǎoshī. Wǒ jiějie shì lǜshī.

My parents are both teachers. And my older sister is a lawyer

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那你想做什么样的工作 ?
Nà nǐ xiǎng zuò shénme yàng de gōngzuò?

What kind of job do you want to do?

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我还没决定。你呢 ? 你是做什么的 ?
Wǒ hái méi juédìng. Nǐ ne? Nǐ shì zuò shénme de?

 

I haven't decided yet. What about you? What do you do?

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我是教授,在大学教书。
Wǒ shì jiàoshòu, zài dàxué jiāoshū.

I'm a professor teaching at a university.

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你教什么课程 ?
Nǐ jiāo shénme kèchéng?

What subject do you teach?

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我教中文。
Wǒ jiāo Zhōngwén.

I teach Mandarin Chinese.

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我姐姐刚生两个可爱的宝宝。
Wǒ jiějie gāng shēng liǎng ge kě'ài de bǎobao.

My older sister recently gave birth to two cute babies.

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恭喜你当舅舅了。
Gōngxǐ nǐ dāng jiùjiu le.

Congratulations on becoming an uncle.

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是龙凤胎,一个男孩,一个女孩。
Shì Lóngfèngtāi, yí ge nánhái, yí ge nǚhái.

They're twins, one boy and one girl.

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有女孩又有男孩,在中文里就是“好”字,很完美。
Yǒu nǚhái yòu yǒu nánhái, zài Zhōngwén lǐ jiùshì “hǎo” zì, hěn wánměi.

One girl and one boy makes the Chinese word “good”. That's perfect.

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我不懂,什么意思?
Wǒ bù dǒng, shénme yìsi?

I don't understand. What does it mean?

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“女”是女孩子,“子”是男孩子,“女”和“子”放在一起就是“好”字,“好” 就是完美的意思。
“Nǚ” shì nǚháizi, “zǐ” shì nánháizi, “nǚ” hé “zǐ” fàng zài yìqǐ jiùshì “hǎo” zì, “hǎo” jiùshì wánměi de yìsi.

Because, 女 means girl, and 子 means boy, 女 and 子 together makes the Chinese character 好 , which means perfect.

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谢谢。他们又可爱又聪明。
Xièxie. Tāmen yòu kě'ài yòu cōngming.

Thanks. They're not only cute, but also smart.

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你外甥、外甥女多大了 ?
Nǐ wàishēng wàishēngnǚ duō dà le?

How big are your niece and nephew?

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多大 ? 大概这么大 ( 用手比 )。
Duō dà? Dàgài zhème dà (yòng shǒu bǐ).

How big? They're about this big.

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哈哈。我的意思是他们几岁了。
Hāha. Wǒ de yìsi shì tāmen jǐ suì le.

Haha. I mean how old are they.

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他们快一岁了。
Tāmen kuài yí suì le.

They are almost one year old.

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正是可爱的年纪呢 !
Zhèng shi kě'ài de niánjì ne!

 

That just happens to be the cutest age!

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My brother's wife gave birth to a baby, so I become an uncle.

昨天我弟弟的太太生孩子了,我当叔叔了。
Zuótiān wǒ dìdi de tàitai shēng háizi le, wǒ dāng shūshu le.

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My little sister has wanted to be a doctor since she was young.

我妹妹从小就想要当医生。
Wǒ mèimei cóng xiǎo jiù xiǎngyào dāng yīshēng.

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I don't want to be a waiter, because it's too tiring.

我不要当服务员,因为很累。
Wǒ bú yào dāng fúwùyuán, yīnwèi hěn lèi.

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Taking the subway is not only fast but also safe.

坐地铁又快又安全。
Zuò dìtiě yòu kuài yòu ānquán.

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This house is expensive and dirty, I don't want to rent it.

这个房子又贵又不干净,我不想租。
Zhège fángzi yòu guì yòu bù gānjing, wǒ bù xiǎng zū.

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Chinese history is both long and interesting.

中国历史又长又有趣。
Zhōngguó lìshǐ yòu cháng yòu yǒuqù.

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It was last night that he came to Taiwan.

他是昨天晚上到北京的。
Tā shì zuótiān wǎnshàng dào Běijīng de.

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It was at the night market that I purchased this cellphone

这支手机是在夜市买的。
Zhè zhī shǒujī shì zài yèshì mǎi de.

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It was me who called the landlord.

是我打电话给房东的。
Shì wǒ dǎ diànhuà gěi fángdōng de.

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It was in that convenience store that he bought his coffee.

他是在那家便利店买咖啡的。
Tā shì zài nà jiā biànlìdiàn mǎi kāfēi de.

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I took the bus to come to class.

 

我是坐公交车来上课的。
Wǒ shì zuò gōngjiāochē lái shàngkè de.

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It's going to rain soon.

快下雨了。
Kuài xiàyǔ le.

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My brother's girlfriend is going to go back to France soon.

 

哥哥的女朋友快要回法国了。
Gēge de nǚpéngyǒu kuài yào huí Fǎguó le.

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Is your mother's birthday coming soon?

你妈妈的生日快到了吗?
Nǐ māma de shēngrì kuài dào le ma?

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Does your family live in Taipei?

你家人都住北京吗 ?
Nǐ jiārén dōu zhù Táiběi ma?

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No. My little brother and I live in Taipei. He is about to graduate from university. He wants to become a model. What about your family?

不是, 我跟我弟弟住北京。 我弟弟是大学生,他快毕业了,想当模特 . 你的家人呢 ?
Bú shì. Wǒ gēn wǒ dìdi zhù Táiběi. Wǒ dìdi shì dàxuéshēng, tā kuài bìyè le, xiǎng dāng mótèr. Nǐ de jiārén ne?

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My parents are both teachers. And my older sister is a lawyer

 

我父母都是老师。我姐姐是律师。
Wǒ fùmǔ dōu shì lǎoshī. Wǒ jiějie shì lǜshī.

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What kind of job do you want to do?

那你想做什么样的工作 ?
Nà nǐ xiǎng zuò shénme yàng de gōngzuò?

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I haven't decided yet. What about you? What do you do?

 

我还没决定。你呢 ? 你是做什么的 ?
Wǒ hái méi juédìng. Nǐ ne? Nǐ shì zuò shénme de?

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I'm a professor teaching at a university.

 

我是教授,在大学教书。
Wǒ shì jiàoshòu, zài dàxué jiāoshū.

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What subject do you teach?

你教什么课程 ?
Nǐ jiāo shénme kèchéng?

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I teach Mandarin Chinese.

我教中文。
Wǒ jiāo Zhōngwén.

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My older sister recently gave birth to two cute babies.

我姐姐刚生两个可爱的宝宝。
Wǒ jiějie gāng shēng liǎng ge kě'ài de bǎobao.

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Congratulations on becoming an uncle.

恭喜你当舅舅了。
Gōngxǐ nǐ dāng jiùjiu le.

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They're twins, one boy and one girl.

是龙凤胎,一个男孩,一个女孩。
Shì Lóngfèngtāi, yí ge nánhái, yí ge nǚhái.

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One girl and one boy makes the Chinese word “good”. That's perfect.

 

有女孩又有男孩,在中文里就是“好”字,很完美。
Yǒu nǚhái yòu yǒu nánhái, zài Zhōngwén lǐ jiùshì “hǎo” zì, hěn wánměi.

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I don't understand. What does it mean?

我不懂,什么意思?
Wǒ bù dǒng, shénme yìsi?

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Because, 女 means girl, and 子 means boy, 女 and 子 together makes the Chinese character 好 , which means perfect.

 

“女”是女孩子,“子”是男孩子,“女”和“子”放在一起就是“好”字,“好” 就是完美的意思。
“Nǚ” shì nǚháizi, “zǐ” shì nánháizi, “nǚ” hé “zǐ” fàng zài yìqǐ jiùshì “hǎo” zì, “hǎo” jiùshì wánměi de yìsi.

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Thanks. They're not only cute, but also smart.

谢谢。他们又可爱又聪明。
Xièxie. Tāmen yòu kě'ài yòu cōngming.

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How big are your niece and nephew?

你外甥、外甥女多大了 ?
Nǐ wàishēng wàishēngnǚ duō dà le?

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How big? They're about this big.

多大 ? 大概这么大 ( 用手比 )。
Duō dà? Dàgài zhème dà (yòng shǒu bǐ).

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Haha. I mean how old are they.

哈哈。我的意思是他们几岁了。
Hāha. Wǒ de yìsi shì tāmen jǐ suì le.

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They are almost one year old.

他们快一岁了。
Tāmen kuài yí suì le.

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That just happens to be the cutest age!

 

正是可爱的年纪呢 !
Zhèng shi kě'ài de niánjì ne!

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