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Moving In 搬家

Part One: Expressions
1. There’s some more out at my parents’.
我父母家里还有一些。
2. Well, do you want to go get some dinner?
哦,你要不要买些东西当晚饭吃?
3. You should save some money on parking here.
你在这儿停车就可以省些钱了。
4. It’s a pain to find parking on the street.
在街上找停车的地方真是一件痛苦的事情。
5. Most of the street parking is gone by then.
那个时候街上大多数都没有停车的地方了。
6. I can live with it.
我可以应付得来。
7. Wow, you keep this place cold.
哇,你这个地方可真凉快。
8. It’s a small price to pay to be comfortable.
要生活得舒适一点,付这点钱不算什么。
9. It is nice to come in here after a run.
跑步完之后进来这里真是不错。
10. I could never get used to it, though.
可是我却不能习惯。

Part Two: Dialogues

1. Utilities & Furniture 家具
A: This is a nice place, but you need to get some furniture.
B: I have some I can bring from our place, and there’s some more out at my parents’.
A: Do you have a bed?
B: Yeah. I have one from college at my parents’ house.
A: Can I take a shower?
B: Sure, but I don’t have hot water, yet.
A: Really?
B: No, they’re coming tomorrow morning to turn the gas on. My phone should be working then, too.
A: Well, do you want to go get some dinner?
B: Yeah, I can’t cook anything until tomorrow, anyway.
A:  这地方不错,可你得弄些家具。
B: 我住的地方可以搬一些过来,而且还有一些在我父母家里。
A: 你有床吗?
B: 有啊。我父母家有一张我大学时代就用过的床。
A: 我可以洗个澡吗?
B: 当然可以,可以还没有热水。
A: 真的吗?
B: 是呀,他们要明天才来帮我把煤气接上。电话也到时才可以用。
A: 那么,你想去买些东西当晚餐吃吗?
B: 好的,得到明天才可以自己煮。

2.Garages &  Parking车库和停车
A: You should save some money on parking here.
B: Yeah, I don’t have to pay for a space on the street.
A: Really? How long did it take you to find a spot yesterday?
B: Well, last night it took me half an hour to find a spot when I came home from work.
A: You get home late, don’t you?
B: Yeah, around seven. Most of the street parking is gone by then.
A: Ah, well. You can’t have everything.
B: Yeah. I can live with it. It’s great to be living alone.
A: 把车停在这儿可以省些钱。
B: 是呀,我不用再付钱在街上找地方停车了。
A: 是吗?你昨天找地方(停车)兜了多久了?
B: 哦,昨晚我下班回来的时候花了半小时才找到一个地方停车。
A: 你很晚才回家,是吗?
B: 是,差不多7点了。那个时候街上大都没有停车的地方了。
A: 是,可是你不可能要求事事都完美。
B: 是呀。我可以应付的。一个人住很不错。

3. Heating & Air-Conditioning 暖气和空调
A: Wow, you keep this place cold.
B: Yep. It’s cold in the summer, hot in the winter.
A: Your electricity bills must be enomp3ous.
B: Yeah, well, it’s a small price to pay to be comfortable, in my mind.
A: It is nice to come in here after a run.
B: Yeah. The central heating and air-conditioning works like a champ3.
A: I usually don’t use it unless it gets really hot. I just open up some windows, and I’m fine.

B: My friend’s family did the same thing. I could never get used to it, though.
A: 哇,你这个地方真够凉快的。
B: 是。冬暖夏凉。
A: 你的电费可不得了吧。
B: 是呀,可是,我觉得要住得舒适这点钱不算什么。
A: 跑步完进来这里真不赖。
B: 是呀,中央冷暖系统简直妙不可言。
A: 除了真的非常热我是不会用(空调)的。就把窗户打开,这样就很好了。
B: 我朋友家里也是这样。可是我可不习惯。

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