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Lesson 27请给我打电话。Please give me a phone call.

电话 dinhu Telephone / 打 dǎ Hit/dial / 发 fā Send / 给 gěi Give /
电邮 dinyu Email
给 我 打 电话。Give me a phone call.
Gěi wǒ dǎ dinhu.
Give I hit electric-talk.

请 给 我 打 电话。Please give me a phone call.
Qǐng gěi wǒ dǎ dinhu.
Please give I hit electric-talk.

我 要 给 周 小姐 打 电话。I want to give Ms. Zhou a phone call.
Wǒ yāo gěi Zhōu xiǎojiě dǎ dinhu.
I want give Zhou little-big-sister hit electric-talk.

我 要 给 我 妹妹 打 电话。I want to give my little sister a phone call.
Wǒ yāo gěi Wǒ mimi dǎ dinhu.
I want give I little sister hit electric-talk.

给 陈 先生 打 电话。Give Mr. Chen a phone call.
Gěi Chn xiānsheng dǎ dinhu.
Give Chen first-born hit electric-talk.

给 我 发 电邮。Send me an email.
Gěi Wǒ fā dinyu.
Give I send electric-mail.

请 给 周 小姐 发 电邮。Please send Ms. Zhou an email.
Qǐng gěi Zhōu xiǎojiě fā dinyu.
Please give Zhou little-big-sister send electric mail.

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CONVERSATION

A 你昨天给我打电话了吗?
   Nǐ zutiān gěi Wǒ dǎ dinhu le mɑ?
   Did you call me yesterday?

B 对啊。你不接电话。
   Du . Nǐ b jiē dinhu.
   Yes. You didn't answer the phone.

A 对不起, 很忙的。
   Dubuqǐ, hěn mngde.
   I'm sorry, I was very busy.

B 你说谎!
   Nǐ shuōhuǎng.
   You are lying!

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