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EP115 方便 Scheduling a time

EP115 方便 Scheduling a time

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Dialogue:

A:老板,您现在有空吗?

Lǎo bǎn ,nín xiàn zài yǒu kōng ma?

Boss, are you free now?

B:什么事?

What is it?

Shén me shì?

A:我想跟您谈谈薪水问题。

I'd like to discuss the salary issue with you.

Wǒ xiǎng gēn nín tán tán xīn shuǐ wèn tí 。

B:不好意思,现在不太方便,我马上要开会。

Bù hǎo yì sī,xiàn zài bú tài fāng biàn ,wǒ mǎ shàng yào kāi huì 。

Sorry, now it’s a bad time, I'm about to have a meeting.

A:那您什么时候方便?

nà nín shí me shí hòu fāng biàn?

Then when is convenient for you?

B:等我开完会再看吧。

Děng wǒ kāi wán huì zài kàn ba 。

Let me see after the meeting.

Words & Expressions:

【老板】lǎo bǎn: boss

【有空】yǒu kòng: have time, free

【谈】tán: talk

【薪水】xīn shuǐ: salary

【不好意思】bù hǎo yì sī: sorry, may I apologize

【方便】fāng biàn: convinient

【马上】mǎ shàng: right now

【开会】kāi huì:have a meeting

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EP115 方便 Scheduling a time

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