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Lesson 74 - 过来ould you do me a favor? - 你能帮我一个忙吗?

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Dialogue 1

甲:莉莎,你看上去很忙。我能为你做点什么?
jiǎ : lì shā ,nǐ kàn shǎng qù hěn máng 。wǒ néng wèi nǐ zuò diǎn shén me ?

乙:是的。你能帮我一个忙吗?
yǐ : shì de 。nǐ néng bāng wǒ yí gè máng ma ?

甲:说吧。我看我能不能做到。
jiǎ : shuō bɑ 。wǒ kàn wǒ néng bù néng zuò dào 。

乙:我爸爸今天从青岛来看我。可是我工作太忙走不开,得有人帮我去飞机场接他。
yǐ : wǒ bà bɑ jīn tiān cóng qīng dǎo lái kàn wǒ 。kě shì wǒ gōng zuò tài máng zǒu bù kāi ,de yǒu rén bāng wǒ qù fēi jī chǎng jiē tā 。

甲:没问题。告诉我他的到达时间。
jiǎ :méi wèn tí 。gào sù wǒ tā de dào dá shí jiān 。

乙:我已经写在这张纸上了。谢谢你。
yǐ :wǒ yǐ jīng xiě zài zhè zhāng zhǐ shàng le 。xiè xie nǐ 。

A: Lisa, you look busy. What can I do for you?
B: Yes, please. Could you do me a favor?
A: Shoot. I'll see what I can do for you.
B: My father is going to visit me from Qingdao today. But I'm tied up at work. Someone has to helped me pick him up at the airport.
A: No sweat. Tell me the time of his arrival.
B: I've put it on this piece of paper. Thank you.

 

Dialogue 2

甲: 你看上去脸色苍白。你病了吗?
jiǎ : nǐ kàn shǎng qù liǎn sè cāng bái 。nǐ bìng le ma ?

乙:我想是。你能帮我一个忙吗?
yǐ : wǒ xiǎng shì 。nǐ néng bāng wǒ yí gè máng ma ?

甲:当然。什么事儿?
jiǎ : dāng rán 。shén me shì er ?

乙:我今天得去医院看病。你能不能替我向经理请一天假?
yǐ : wǒ jīn tiān děi qù yī yuàn kàn bìng 。nǐ néng bù néng tì wǒ xiàng jīng lǐ qǐng yì tiān jià ?

甲:没问题。你放心。
jiǎ :méi wèn tí 。nǐ fàng xīn 。

乙:谢谢你。
yǐ :xiè xie nǐ 。。

A: You look pale. Are you sick?
B: I suppose so. Could you do me a favor?
A: Of course. What is it?
B: I guess I'll have to go and see the doctor today. Would you please tell our manager that I need one day off?
A: No problem. You can be assured.
B: Thank you.

 

Dialogue 3

甲: 琼斯先生,我来请你帮个忙。
jiǎ : qióng sī xiān shēng ,wǒ lái qǐng nǐ bāng gè máng 。

乙:我能为你做什么呢?
yǐ :wǒ néng wèi nǐ zuò shén me ne ?

甲:因为你是市长的好朋友,所以我想请你邀请他参加我们的开业典礼。
jiǎ : yīn wèi nǐ shì shì zhǎng de hǎo péng yǒu ,suǒ yǐ wǒ xiǎng qǐng nǐ yāo qǐng tā cān jiā wǒ men de kāi yè diǎn lǐ 。

乙:好吧。我去试一下。但是不敢保证。
yǐ : hǎo bɑ 。wǒ qù shì yī xià 。dàn shì bù gǎn bǎo zhèng 。

A: Mr. Jones. I'm here to ask a favor of you.
B: What can I do for you?
A: Since you are a close friend of the mayor, I’d like you to invite him to our opening ceremony.
B: All right. I'll give it a try. But no guarantee.

 

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