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Lesson 42 - I'll pick up the tab. - 我来付账。

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Dialogue 1

甲:你觉得今天的饭菜怎么样?
jiǎ : nǐ jué de jīn tiān de fàn cài zěn me yàng ?

乙:不错。我都吃多了。
yǐ : bù cuò . wǒ dōu chī duō le .

甲:好吧。该走了。我来付账。
jiǎ : hǎo ba . gāi zǒu le . wǒ lái fù zhàng .

乙:别了。让我们各付各的吧。
yǐ : bié le . ràng wǒ mén gè fù gè de ba .

A: How do you like the food today?
B: Not bad. I've had more than enough.
A: All right. I's time to go. I'll pick up the tab.
B: Please don't do that. Let's go Dutch.

Dialogue 2

甲:我们要付交通费吗?
jiǎ : wǒ mén yào fù jiāo tōng fèi ma ?

乙:不用。这次旅游我请客。你们不用花一分钱。我来承担费用。
yǐ : bù yòng . zhè cì lǚ yóu wǒ qǐng kè . nǐ mén bù yòng huā yī fēn qián . wǒ lái chéng dān fèi yòng .

甲:谢谢你。你真慷慨。
jiǎ : xiè xie nǐ . nǐ zhēn kāng kǎi .

乙:不用客气。
yǐ : bù yòng kè qì .

A: Do we have to pay the transportation fee?
B: No. This trip is on me. You don't have to spend a penny. I'll pick up the tab.
A: How generous you are.
B: Don't mention it.

Dialogue 3

甲:汤姆,你得乘飞机到天津验一下我们交运的货物。
jiǎ : tāng mǔ , nǐ děi chéng fēi jī dào tiān jīn yàn yī xià wǒ mén jiāo yùn de huò wù .

乙:可是乘飞机太贵了。
yǐ : kě shì chéng fēi jī tài guì le .

甲:别担心。事情急。我承担费用。
jiǎ : bié dān xīn . shì qíng jí . wǒ chéng dān fèi yòng .

乙:好吧。
yǐ : hǎo ba .

A: Tom, you'll have to fly to Tianjin to check our shipment.
B: But it's too expensive to fly.
A: Never mind. It's urgent. I'll pick up the tab.
B: All right.

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