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037 滑雪 - Skiing

P: Thanks for going skiing with me today, Yang Chen. Y: Of course, Patrick! 我也喜欢滑雪。而且啊,seeing you crash and burn sounds like a lot of fun. P: Thanks. But before we go, I should tell you some safety rules. Skiing can be dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. For example, an avalanche could kill you. Y: 你是说雪崩? P: Exactly. Actually, you can use the word "avalanche" any time there is a lot of something. For example, the politician received an avalanche of criticism when it was revealed he had taken bribes. Y: 就是说很多人批评他。可是Patrick, 这里只是一个小山坡 不可能发生雪崩。 P: Alright, maybe not. But you can fall and get hurt too if you don't know what you're doing. Whoa! Did you see that little kid crash? That was a total yard sale! Y: Patrick! 小孩儿摔倒了你干嘛幸灾乐祸。 P: But you said its funny to watch some people crash and burn. Y: I said watching you crash and burn. 你刚才为什么说 it was a total yard sale? P: Well if you have a bad crash, and all your equipment gets spread out in the snow, it looks like you're having a yard sale. Y: Aha, I get it. 因为摔得很惨, 滑雪的家伙摊了一地,好像卖旧货一样。Very funny. P: As funny as watching me crash? Y: Mmm, I don't know. Let's find out. P: All right. Here I go? Y: Hi, can I buy that? P: I'm not selling anything! Y: My apology. I thought you are having a yard sale.