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Chinese logic -38 吸烟 / 抽烟

waveChinese 4th July 2016


Yes, but I didn't inhale...


DIALOGUE

在餐厅

女儿:妈妈,爸爸去哪儿了?

妈妈:去外面抽烟了。

女儿:为什么去外面抽烟呢?

妈妈:公共场所不可以抽烟。那边有个吸烟区。他去那里了。

女儿:为什么公共场所不可以抽烟?

妈妈:抽烟对身体不好,而且在这里抽烟会影响别人。

女儿:明白了。


TRANSLATION

In the restaurant

Daughter: Mom, where is Dad?
Mom: He went to smoke outside.
Daughter: Why did he go outside to smoke?
Mom: It's not allowed to smoke in public places. There is a smoking section over there. He went there.
Daughter: Why it's not allowed to smoke in public places?
Mom: Smoking is not good for one's health, and smoking here will affect others.
Daughter: I see.

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