Easy mandarin dialog each day, during your China travel <21>: **借手机** Can I use your cell phone

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Pronunciations & meanings

Structure
Mandarin (汉字)
Pinyin Pronunciation Meaning
word 借,借用 jie4,jie4 yong4 jie, jie yong borrow, use
word 手机,移动电话 shou3 ji1, yi2 dong4 dian4 hua4 show ji, E dong dian hwa cell phone, mobile phone
word 对不起 dui4 bu1 qi3 dwi bu tsi sorry. I’m sorry.
word 刚好,恰好 gang1 hao3, qia4 hao3 gung how, tsia how happened to
word 打扰,麻烦 da3 rao3, ma2 fan2 da rau, ma fan disturb, trouble
phrase 不好意思 bu1 hao3 yi4 si1 bu how E si excuse me
word 忘在,丢在 wang4 zai4, diu1 zai4 one ji, diu dzai leave, forget
word 酒店 jiu3 dian4 jiu dian hotel
word 不能 bu1 neng2 bu neng can not
word 打(电话) da3 (dian4 hua4) da (dian hwa) phone call, call sb.
word 国际长途(电话) guo2 ji4 chang2 tu2 (dian4 hua4) gwo ji chung tu dian hwa international call
word 只是,只要 zhi3 shi4,zhi3 yao4 zhr shr, zhr yaw just
phrase 导游 dao3 you2 dau yo guide, tour guide
word 他/她/它 ta1/ta1/ta1 ta/ta/ta he,him/she,her/it
word 本地人 ben3 di4 ren2 ben D ren local person
phrase 非常感谢 fei1 chang2 gan3 xie3 fay chung gan sie thank you very much, thanks a lot

Dialogue Content

Listen to the dialogue from Matthew Montgomery
Borrow mobile phone – Matthew Montgomery

Peter: 你好。我能借用你的手机吗?
Pinyin: ni hao. wo neng jie yong ni de shou ji ma?
Spelling: ni how. wo neng jie yong ni de show ji ma?
Meaning: Hello. Can I use your mobile phone?

Passerby A: 对不起,我刚好也没有带手机。

Pinyin: dui bu qi, wo mei you dai shou ji.
Spelling: dwi bu tsi, wo may yo die show ji.
Meaning: I’m sorry. I happened to not have a mobile phone with me either.

Peter: 打扰了。
Pinyin: da rao le.
Spelling: da rau le.
Meaning: Sorry to trouble you.

Peter: 不好意思,我能借用你的手机吗?我把手机忘在酒店里了。
Pinyin: bu hao yi si,  qing wen wo neng jie yong ni de shou ji ma? wo ba shou ji wang zai jiu dian li le.
Spelling: bu how E si, tsing wen wo neng jie yong ni de show ji ma? wo ba show ji one dzai jiu dian li le.
Meaning: Excuse me,  can I use your cell phone? I left my own mobile phone in the hotel.

Passerby B: 可以,但是我的手机不能打国际长途。
Pinyin: ke yi, dan shi wo de shou ji bu neng da guo ji chang tu.
Spelling:  ke E, dan shr wo de show ji bu neng da gwo ji chung to.
Meaning:  Sure. But my mobile phone doesn’t support international calls.

Peter: 我只是打给我的导游。他是本地人。
Pinyin: wo zhi shi da gei wo de dao you. ta shi ben di ren.
Spelling: wo zhr shr da gay wo de dau yo. ta shr ben D ren.
Meaning:  I’m just going to call my guide. He is a local person.

Passerby B: 给你手机。
Pinyin: gei ni shou ji.
Spelling:  gay ni show ji.
Meaning: Here is my mobile phone.

Peter: 非常感谢。
Pinyin: fei chang gan xie.
Spelling: fay chung gan sie.
Meaning: Thank you very much.

 

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3 Responses to Easy mandarin dialog each day, during your China travel <21>: **借手机** Can I use your cell phone

  1. Biana says:

    Way to use the internet to help pelope solve problems!

  2. Kayo says:

    This aitrlce went ahead and made my day.

  3. Loryn says:

    You’re the one with the brnias here. I’m watching for your posts.

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