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Chinese logic -57 钟 | 表

waveChinese 23rd July 2017

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DIALOGUE  对话  duìhuà

[ 看账单 ]

丈夫:你看这张账单。咱们家这个月用了300多度电。
妻子:这么多?怎么可能?是不是电表坏了?
丈夫:不知道。明天我看一下。还有这张账单,这个月的水费是80磅,也比较多。
妻子:水表应该没坏吧?
丈夫:除了电费和水费,还有很多别的账单。我们把那个老挂钟卖掉吧?前几天有人想买。
妻子:我同意。那个挂钟太大了,我们家没有地方可以挂。
丈夫:把挂钟卖掉,可以付一些账单,还可以买个新闹钟。闹钟坏了不行,我们上班会迟到。还得给你买个新手表。你每天上班没有手表不行。
妻子:不用给我买手表。我们公司就在大本钟旁边。我每天一抬头就能看到时间。


TRANSLATION

[ Checking Bills ]

Husband: Look at this bill. We've used more than 300 kwh of electricity this month.
Wife: So much? How could it be? Is the electricity meter broken?
Husband: I don't know. I'll check it tomorrow. And this bill, the water fee of this month is 180 pounds, quite a lot as well.
Wife: The water meter should be ok, right?
Husband: Besides electricity and water bills, we do have other bills as well. Let's sell that grandfather clock, ok? Someone wanted to buy it a few days ago.
Wife: I agree. That grandfather clock is too big and there is no place to hang it in our house.
Husband: We can pay some bills by selling the grandfather clock, can also buy a new alarm clock. We will be late for work with the broken alarm clock. We have to buy you a new watch as well. You couldn't go to work everyday without a watch.
Wife: It's not necessary to buy a watch for me. Our company is right next to Big Ben. I can see the time as soon as I look up every day.

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