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EP116 男or女 Male or female?

EP116 男or女 Male or female?

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Dialogue:

A:刚刚路过的那个人是男的还是女的?

Gāng gāng lù guò de nà gè rén shì nán de hái shì nǚ de ?

Is that person who’s just passed by male or female?

B:看头发好像是男的。

Kàn tóu fā hǎo xiàng shì nán de 。

Got to be male, look at his hairstyle.

A:但是走路的样子像女的。

Dàn shì zǒu lù de yàng zǐ xiàng nǚ de 。

But the way she walks looks female.

B:确实好难分清楚啊。

Què shí hǎo nán fèn qīng chǔ ā 。

It’s really hard to tell. 

Words & Expressions:

【刚刚】gāng gāng:just, just now

【路过】lù guò: pass by

【男】nán:male 

【女】nǚ:female

【头发】tóu fa: hair

【好像】hǎo xiàng: it seems

【但是】dàn shì: but

【走路】zǒu lù: walk

【样子】yàng zi:appearance ; look

【确实】què shí: indeed, truly

【清楚】qīng chǔ:clear

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