A: What were the big showbiz news stories in Taiwan last year?
B: According to Yahoo! Kimo’s 2022 Top 10 entertainment news, the top news was the marriage between entertainer Big S and South Korean singer DJ Koo.
A: The couple’s reunion was just like a fairy tale!
Photo from Instagram 照片：翻攝自IG
B: Entertainer Jimmy Lin’s car accident, entertainer Nadow Lin’s stroke, and, again, Johnny Depp’s lawsuit were also popular showbiz news in Taiwan.
（By Eddy Chang, Taipei Times／台北時報張聖恩〉
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對話 Dialogue 小實：馬克，你看！我和我家人上個週末去臺東玩。 Xiǎoshí: Mǎkè, nǐ kàn! Wǒ hàn wǒ jiārén shàng ge zhōumò qù Táidōng wán. 馬克：哇！好漂亮的照片，你家有這麼多人啊？ Mǎkè: Wa! Hǎo piàoliàng de zhàopiàn, nǐ jiā yǒu zhème duō rén a? 小實：是啊！都是親戚。這個是我的大阿姨。 Xiǎoshí: Shì a! Dōu shì qīnqī. Zhèige shì wǒ de dà āyí. 馬克：這個看起來比較年輕的，是你的二阿姨嗎？ Mǎkè: Zhèige kàn qǐlái bǐjiào niánqīng de, shì nǐ de èr āyí ma? 小實：哦，不是！那是我的姑姑。 Xiǎoshí: WÓ, bùshì! Nà shì wǒ de gūgu. 馬克：「姑姑」和「阿姨」……不一樣嗎？ Mǎkè: “Gūgu” hàn “āyí”… bù yíyàng ma? 小實：嗯！姑姑是爸爸的姐妹，阿姨是媽媽的姐妹。 Xiǎoshí: En! “Gūgu” shì bàba de jiěmèi, “āyí” shì māma de jiěmèi. 馬克：中文的家族稱謂太複雜了！ Mǎkè: Zhōngwén de jiāzú chēngwèi tài fùzá le! 小實：有時候，我們也要想一下才知道怎麼說呢！ Xiǎoshí: Yǒu shíhòu, wǒmen yě yào xiǎng yíxià cái zhīdào zěnme shuō ne! 翻譯 Translation Xiaoshi Mark, look! My family and I