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EP99 报平安 Message to safety

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-06-08 13:21:43
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EP99 报平安 Message to safety

EP99 报平安 Message to safety

  • Chinese 101: Message someone safety when take a flight

  • Grammar: Events in quick succession with "一yi...就 jiu..."

  • Language Tips:Cultural innovations behinds “马上”and“平安”

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Dialogue:

A:飞机什么时候起飞?

fēi jī shí me shí hòu qǐ fēi ?

When will your flight take off?

B:马上就要起飞了。

mǎ shàng jiù yào qǐ fēi le 。

It will take off very soon.

A:好的,到了记得报平安。

hǎo de ,dào le jì dé bào píng ān 

Okay, please message me your safety when you arrive.

B:没问题,我一落地就告诉你。

méi wèn tí,wǒ yī luò dì jiù gào sù nǐ。

No problem, I’ll tell you once the plane lands.

Words & Expressions:

【飞机】fēi jī:air plane

【起飞】qǐ fēi: take off, departure

【马上】mǎ shàng: soon, at once, at this moment

【记得】jì dé: remember

【报】bào:tell, report

【平安】píng ān: safe and sound, well

【问题】wèn tí: problem

【落地】luò dì: landing, touch down

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EP99 报平安 Message to safety

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