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Lesson 65 - Can I take a rain check? - 你能改天再请我吗?

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Dialogue 1

甲:玛莉,我刚刚搬进了新居。我想请你今晚来看一看。
jiǎ : mǎ lì ,wǒ gāng gang bān jìn le xīn jū 。wǒ xiǎng qǐng nǐ jīn wǎn lái kàn yī kan 。

乙:我很乐意去,但不是今天晚上。你能改天再请我吗?
yǐ : wǒ hěn lè yì qù ,dàn bú shì jīn tiān wǎn shàng 。nǐ néng gǎi tiān zài qǐng wǒ ma ?

甲:当然。明天晚上可以吗?
jiǎ : dāng rán 。míng tiān wǎn shàng kě yǐ ma ?

乙:可以。
yǐ : kě yǐ 。

甲:那么,明天晚上7点半你能来吗?
jiǎ :nà me ,míng tiān wǎn shàng qī diǎn bàn nǐ néng lái ma ?

乙:你说对了。我会去的。
yǐ :nǐ shuō duì le 。wǒ huì qù de 。

 

A: Mary, I've just moved into my new house. I'd like you to drop in this evening.
B: I'd sure like to, but not this evening. Can I take a rain check?
A: Sure. will tomorrow evening be all right with you?
B: That will work out.
A: Then, can you make it at 7:30 tomorrow evening?
B: You've got it. I'll be there.

 

Dialogue 2

甲: 马克,我妹妹下个星期到深圳来。
jiǎ : mǎ kè ,wǒ mèi mei xià gè xīng qī dào shēn zhèn lái 。

乙:那太好了。我好久没有到她了。
yǐ : nà tài hǎo le 。wǒ hǎo jiǔ méi yǒu jiàn dào tā le 。

甲:那么,你下个星期来见一见她怎么样?
jiǎ : nà me ,nǐ xià gè xīng qī lái jiàn yī jian tā zěn me yàng ?

乙:但愿我能去。可是我担心那时我会出差。你能改天再请我吗?
yǐ : dàn yuàn wǒ néng qù 。kě shì wǒ dān xīn nà shí wǒ huì chū chāi 。nǐ néng gǎi tiān zài qǐng wǒ ma ?

甲:当然。随时欢迎你来。
jiǎ :dāng rán 。suí shí huān yíng nǐ lái 。

乙:谢谢你。
yǐ :xiè xie nǐ 。

A: Mark,my sister will be coming to Shenzhen next week.
B: That's wonderful. I haven't seen her for ages.
A: Then, why don't you come over next Sunday to meet her?
B: I wish I could. But I'm afraid I'll be out on business by then. Can I take a rain check?
A: Of course. You are welcome any time.
B: Thank you.

 

Dialogue 3

甲: 南希,我想这个星期六请你吃晚饭。
jiǎ : nán xī ,wǒ xiǎng zhè gè xīng qī liù qǐng nǐ chī wǎn fàn 。

乙:好极了!可是星期六我得加班。你能改天再请我吗?
yǐ : hǎo jí le !kě shì xīng qī liù wǒ děi jiā bān 。nǐ néng gǎi tiān zài qǐng wǒ ma ?

甲:可以。星期天晚上怎么样?
jiǎ : kě yǐ 。xīng qī tiān wǎn shàng zěn me yàng ?

乙:好极。我星期天有空。
yǐ : hǎo jí 。wǒ xīng qī tiān yǒu kòng 。

A: Nancy, I'd like to treat you to dinner this Saturday.
B: Excellent! But I have to work an extra shift on Saturday. Can I take a rain check?
A: Sure, How about Sunday evening?
B: That's perfect. I'll be free on Sunday.

 

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