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丧事怎么
nà sāngshì yào zěnme bàn?
How is the funeral held?

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为什么偷渡危险保不准途中命丧黄泉
wèishénme yào tōudù a?duō wēixiǎn a,bǎobùzhǔn jiù zài túzhōng mìngsànghuángquán le。
Why do people want to stow away? It’s pretty dangerous and unless you’re careful, you’ll go to Davy Jones’ locker on the way.

Upper-Intermediate

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回家变卖典质父亲还了亏空借钱丧事这些日子家中光景惨淡一半为了丧事一半为了父亲赋闲丧事完毕父亲南京谋事北京念书我们便同行
huíjiā biànmài diǎnzhì,fùqin huán le kuīkōng;yòu jièqián bàn le sāngshì。zhèxiē rìzi,jiāzhōng guāngjǐng hěn shì cǎndàn,yībàn wèile sāngshì,yībàn wèile fùqin fùxián。sāngshì wánbì,fùqin yào dào Nánjīng móushì,wǒ yě yào huí Běijīng niànshū,wǒmen biàn tóngxíng。
Once we got home we sold our possessions, so that father was able to pay off the debt. We then had to borrow money to cover the funeral costs. Those were darks days for our family, partly because of the funeral, and partly because of my father's unemployment. After the funeral, my father planned on seeking work in Nanjing and I needed to get back to Beijing for school. We decided to travel back up together.

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她们同学排斥渐渐地自己丧失信心
tāmen bān de tóngxué dōu hěn páichì tā,jiānjiān de,tā yě duì zìjǐ sàngshī le xìnxīn。
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着呢比如职工家里婚丧嫁娶工会贺喜慰问退休职工聚会旅游也是工会负责
duō zhene。bǐrú,zhígōng jiālǐ yǒu hūnsāngjiàqǔ,gōnghuì yào hèxǐ、wèiwèn;tuìxiū zhígōng jùhuì、lǚyóu,yě shì gōnghuì fùzé de。
A lot. For example, when workers go through marriages or funerals, the union will congratulate or console them. The union's also responsible for retired workers' gatherings and travel.

Upper-Intermediate

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沮丧不是正在新的计策还有一招十六欲擒故纵
bié jǔsàng!wǒ zhè bùshì zhèngzài bāng nǐ xiǎng xīn de jìcè ma?ā!yǒu le!háiyǒu yī zhāo,dì shí liù jì,yùqíngùzòng。
Don't get all depressed! I'm helping you think of a new strategy, aren't I? Ah! I've got it! Here's another trick. Strategy no. 16: loosen the reins to get a better grasp..

Upper-Intermediate

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赶路还是老虎已经二三十好汉丧命于此
nǐ hái yào gǎnlù a?háishì zhù yī wǎn zài zǒu ba。zhè shān lǐ yǒu lǎohǔ,yǐjīng yǒu èr sān shí ge hǎohàn sàngmìng yúcǐ le。
You still want to hurry off? It'd be better for you to stay here for a night. There are tigers in the mountains here. Twenty or thirty brave men have already lost their lives here!

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可是丧失了铁饭碗”,提高了失业率造成人心不稳定同样不利于经济发展
kěshì sàngshī le“tiěfànwǎn”,tígāo le shīyèlǜ,jiāng zàochéng rénxīn de bù wěndìng,tóngyàng bù lìyú jīngjì de fāzhǎn。
But the death of the ''iron rice bowl" has raised the unemployment rate. That will make people less confident. It's also no good for economic development.

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小确幸”,不要小确丧鸡汤不过怎么知道这个月好像不露声色低调
wǒ yào“xiǎoquèxìng”,bù yào“xiǎoquèsāng”dú jītāng!bùguò nǐ zěnme zhīdào,zhè ge yuè wǒ hǎoxiàng dōu bù lù shēngsè ba,dīdiào de fā zhe guāng。
I want "small pleasures", not toxic chicken soup laced with "small feelings of despair"! But how did you know? I don't feel like I've shown my feelings this month, and have just been shining my light on the down low.

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唐僧:“泼猴野性一家三口丧命如何去得了西天不要徒弟”。
Táng sēng nù hè dào:“nǐ zhè pōhóu!yěxìng bù gǎi!yījiāsānkǒu jiē sàngmìng yú nǐ shǒu!rúhé qùdeliǎo xītiān!nǐ zǒu ba,wǒ bùyào nǐ zhè túdì le”。
Tang Seng shouted angrily: “What an unreasonable monkey! Your wild ways haven’t changed a bit! An entire family of three has all died by your hand! How will you reach the Western Paradise? Just leave, I will no longer have you as a disciple.

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很多偷渡者坎坷经历一些警察逮住一些辗转很多偷渡丧命偷渡成功一般二三十年才能获得绿卡不过他们这么为了生计
ng4,hěnduō tōudùzhě dōu yǒu hěn kǎnkě de jīnglì,yīxiē rén bèi jǐngchá dǎizhù,yīxiē rén zài duō dì zhǎnzhuǎn,yě yǒu hěnduō rén yīn tōudù ér sàngmìng。ér tōudù chénggōng de,yībān yě yào guò èrsānshí nián cáinéng huòdé lǜkǎ。bùguò,tāmen zhème zuò dōu shì wèile shēngjì a。
Yeah, people who get smuggled usually have quite a bumpy ride, some are arrested by police, some get passed through a string of different places, and lots of them lose their lives. And those who arrive at their destination without a hitch have to wait 20-30 years before they can get a green card. But they do all this for the chance of a better life.

Upper-Intermediate

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经验醒来还在床上翻来覆去容易一整天头晕脑胀早起正事因为浪费时间沮丧
nà wǒ de jīngyàn shì,xǐnglái háizài chuáng shàng fānláifùqù,róngyì yīzhěngtiān dōu tóuyūnnǎozhàng de,zǎoqǐ hòu tuō zhe bù gàn zhèngshì,wǒ huì yīnwèi làngfèi shíjiān ér shēn gǎn jǔsàng。
My experience is that if you toss and turn in your bed after you wake up, you end up feeling hazy all day long. If I don't get up to some proper stuff in the morning, I actually feel upset that I've wasted my time.

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一语道破天机怎么照片大家特别精神春风得意霜打茄子一样垂头丧气原来体态问题
ò,yīyǔdàopò tiānjī ā,wǒ shuō zěnme zhàopiàn lǐ dàjiā kàn zhe dōu tèbié jīngshén,yī liǎn de chūnfēngdéyì,wǒ què xiàng shuāngdǎ de qiézi yīyàng chuítóusàngqì,yuánlái shì tǐtài de wèntí。
Oh, you hit the nail on the head. How does everyone in the photos look so vivacious and so pleased with themselves, whereas I look all withered with my head down and no energy. So it turns out its a posture issue.

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明明知道心情不好这么鸡汤刺激可恶的话就要幸福大笑干嘛总是冷嘲热讽
míngmíng zhīdào wǒ xīnqíng bù hǎo,hái yòng zhème sāng de dú jītāng cìjī wǒ,zhēn shì tài kěwù le。ài wǒ dehuà jiùyào ràng wǒ xìngfú de dàxiào ā,gànmá zǒngshì lěngcháorèfěng。
You clearly know I'm in a bad mood, and you still use this depressing toxic chicken soup to irritate me. You're such a drag. If you love me you should make me laugh merrily. Why are you always mocking and ridiculing me?

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至少棺材有的人家豪华墓穴墓碑出殡那天八九青壮年棺材墓地还要前来参加丧礼亲戚朋友吃饭
zhìshǎo yào mǎi yī kǒu hǎo guāncai。yǒude rénjiā huì xiū hěn háohuá de mùxué,zài lì ge mùbēi。chūbìn nà tiān qǐng bājiǔ ge qīngzhuàngnián bǎ guāncái tái dào mùdì qù。hái yào qǐng qiánlái cānjiā sānglǐ de qīnqi péngyou chīfàn。
At the very least, you have to buy a good coffin. Some people construct really luxurious burial vaults and place a tombstone on top. On the day of the funeral procession, they'll find 8 or 9 strong, young people to help carry the coffin to the grave site. They'll also treat the relatives who came to the funeral earlier to a dinner.

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这些Line微信什么的讨论工作上是不是真的带来效率心态套用处理人际关系只是丧失耐性增加自己的焦虑感而已
zhèxiē Line ā,wēixìn shénme de,xiān bù tǎolùn zhè zài gōngzuòshàng shìbushì zhēnde néng dàilái gāo xiàolǜ,nǐ bǎ zhè xīntài tàoyòng zài chǔlǐ rénjìguānxi shàng,jiù zhǐshì ràng nǐ sàngshī duì rén de nàixìng,zēngjiā zìjǐ de jiāolǜgǎn éryǐ。
Let's put aside for a minute whether or not Line, WeChat and all that actually bring more efficiency to the workplace. If you apply this state of mind to your interpersonal relationships, you will lose your patience for people and just increase your own level of anxiety.

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社会道德沦丧一些小姑娘勾搭成功有为中年大叔中年大叔没有原则一起同甘共苦简直鬼迷心窍
hèng,shèhuì dàodélúnsàng,yīxiē xiǎogūniang jìn gōuda chénggōng yǒuwèi de zhōngnián dàshū,zhōngnián dàshū yě tè méiyǒu yuánzé le,wàng le shì shéi hé tā yīqǐ tónggāngòngkǔ le,jiǎnzhí guǐmíxīnqiào。
Hmph, society is morally bankrupt. Some young girls try hard to seduce successful and promising middle aged men, and the middle aged men really have no principles, forgetting who has stuck with them through thick and thin, and become simply possessed.

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父亲相见忘记他的背影那年冬天祖母死了父亲差使交卸正是祸不单行日子北京徐州打算跟着父亲奔丧回家徐州父亲看见满院狼藉东西想起祖母不禁簌簌眼泪父亲,“如此不必难过好在天无绝人之路!”
wǒ yǔ fùqin bù xiāngjiàn yǐ èr nián yú le,wǒ zuì bù néng wàngjì de shì tā de bèiyǐng。nànián dōngtiān,zǔmǔ sǐ le,fùqin de chāishi yě jiāoxiè le,zhèngshì huòbùdānxíng de rìzi,wǒ cóng Běijīng dào Xúzhōu,dǎsuàn gēn zhe fùqin bēnsāng huíjiā。dào Xúzhōu jiàn zhe fùqin,kànjiàn mǎnyuàn lángjí de dōngxi,yòu xiǎng qǐ zǔmǔ,bùjīn sùsù de liú xià yǎnlèi。fùqin shuō,“shì yǐ rúcǐ,búbì nánguò,hǎozài tiānwújuérénzhīlù!”
It's been over two years since I last saw my father and the picture that has been burned into my memory is the silhouette of his back. That winter, my grandmother passed away and my father was let off from his job. Those really were times where bad things came in pairs. I travelled from Beijing to Xu Zhou to meet up with my father, so that we could travel home together to attend the funeral. When I saw my father in Xu Zhou and the house in totally disarray, memories of my grandmother came flooding back. Tears stream down my face. My father said: "It is what is is. There's no need to be sad. There's always a way out."

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