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EP149 变卦 Different kinds of possibilites

EP149 变卦 Different kinds of possibilites

  • Chinese 101: Talk about different kinds of possibilities in Chinese

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  • Song:万芳《不确定》 Not sure by One Fang

Dialogue:

A:下个月王菲的演唱会,你和娜娜去不去?

Xià gè yuè wáng fēi de yǎn chàng huì ,nǐ hé nà nà qù bú qù ?

Fare wong will give her concert next month, will you and Nana go?

B:我肯定去,但是娜娜不太确定。

Wǒ kěn dìng qù ,dàn shì nà nà bú tài què dìng 。

I will definitely go, but Nana is not sure.

A:她很喜欢王菲的歌,应该会去吧?

Tā hěn xǐ huān wáng fēi de gē ,yīng gāi huì qù ba ?

She likes Faye Wong’s songs very much. I think that she will probably go.

B:不一定,上次她答应和我们一起玩,可是后来又变卦了。

Bù yīdìng,shàng cì tā dā yìng hé wǒ men yīqǐ wán,kěshì hòu lái yòu biàn guà le 。

Probably not, last time she promised us to hang out together, but later she changed her mind.

Words & Expressions:

【演唱会】yǎn chàng huì: music concert

【肯定】kěn dìng:sure, affirm

【确定】què dìng:sure

【应该】yīng gāi: should

【不一定】bù yī dìng: not sure 

【答应】dā yìng: promise, respond

【后来】hòu lái: later, afterwards

【变卦】biàn guà 

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EP149 变卦 Different kinds of possibilites

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