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EVERYDAY ENGLISH

A: Have you put up the New Year couplets yet?

B: I’ve put up the couplets around the door, but there are still some small ones left: I haven’t decided where I want to put them yet.

A: Let me have a look. You’ve got the left and right round the wrong way. The one on the left should end with a first or second tone.

B: Is that right? I’ll change the order. Thank heavens you caught it.

A: 新春聯都貼了嗎?

B: 門口的對聯貼好了,但還有幾張小的春聯我還沒決定要貼哪裡。

A: 我看看,門口的春聯左右貼反了。結尾是平聲的要貼左邊。

B: 是嗎?那我把順序調回來。還好你發現了。

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