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Source:Global Times Published: 2017/11/9 17:03:39

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Chat attack

quit (a job)

辞职

(cízhí)

A: I heard that you are preparing to quit. Is that true? 

我听说你就要准备辞职了, 这是真的吗?

(wǒ tīnɡshuō nǐ jiùyào zhǔnbèi cízhí le, zhèshì zhēnde ma?)

B: Yup. I'm planning on starting my own business. I don't want to work for others anymore.   

没错, 我打算自己创业了。不想再做打工的了。

(méicuò, wǒ dǎsuàn zìjǐ chuànɡyè le. bùxiǎnɡ zài zuò dǎɡōnɡ de le.)

A: That's amazing. You want to be a boss! But I can't help but feel a bit sad for you since your job was pretty good.

好厉害, 你要自己当老板了!但我还是为你感到可惜, 因为我觉得你原来的工作也很不错。

(hǎo lìhài, nǐyào zìjǐ dānɡ lǎobǎn le!dàn wǒ háishì wèinǐ ɡǎndào kěxī, yīnwèi wǒ juéde nǐ yuánlái de ɡōnɡzuò yě hěn bùcuò.)

B: Mainly I don't want to get too comfortable. I want to live a more challenging lifestyle. 

主要是我不想过得太安逸, 我想追求有更多挑战的生活。

(zhǔyào shì wǒ bùxiǎnɡ ɡuòde tài ānyì, wǒxiǎnɡ zhuīqiú yǒu ɡènɡduō tiǎozhàn de shēnɡhuó.)



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