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Destined to be

Whenever I travel and get on the plane, 每次我乘飞机外出旅行 I usually carry two bags. 总是要带两只包包 A big hand bag or a tote, 一只大号的手提包或者手提袋 and a small shoulder bag. 还有一只小背包 The small shoulder bag is where I put the important stuff, 小背包里放的都是重要的东西 like my passport, 比如我的护照 so I could take it with me wherever I go.…

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Run out of salary every month? You need these 3 remedies

There are months when sticking to your budget seems very easy. There are also months when you manage to blow your budget even when you have been careful with your money. 一年中有几个月,把生活成本控制在预算之内还是很容易的。但还有几个月,即使你精打细算,最终还是超支了。 If you are working without an emergency fund, any unexpected expenses like a medical bill can blow your budget at the beginning of…

Business Chinese

American 82-year-old woman beats 28-year-old robber to hospital

When she heard the banging on her door, 82-year-old Willie Murphy knew immediately something wasn’t right. 82岁的Willie Murphy听到门“砰”的一声,就知道情况不对。 Then the man smashed his way into her Rochester, N.Y. home. 然后一个男人冲进了她位于纽约罗切斯特市的家中。 “He picked the wrong house to break into,” she told WHAM 13 News. 她对《WHAM 13 News》说:“他闯错地方了。” Murphy isn’t your average octogenarian. Murphy可不是普通的八旬老人。 In 2018, she…

Business Chinese

Don’t invite too many people into your life

Many people come to us in our lives. 会有许多人走进我们的人生。 But most of them are just trivial passangers. 但他们中的大部分都是无关紧要的过客。 They show up here and there, now and then. But they never really know us. They never succeeded in opening the gate of our hearts. 他们时不时地出现,在这或是在那。但他们从没真正理解我们。他们从未成功地打开我们的心扉。 One’s time is limited. And we should spend it in the…

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What small things must not be ignored

What should you never ignore in your life? 生活中永远不该忽视什么? NEVER IGNORE WHAT YOUR BODY FEELS 永远不要忽视身体的感觉 I had a neighbor who was healthy, active and lively. One night, she experienced stomach ache and the next day, she was dead. 我有一个邻居很健康、积极、精力充沛。一天晚上她胃痛,第二天就去世了。 Turns out, her gallbladder exploded and poisoned her whole body. 结果发现她胆囊破裂,导致全身中毒。 Imagine that. As small…