VIP Class Notes (Ally)

Vocabulary

concentration: nong du

snarky: mean and sarcastic

gesture: action with further meaning

hesitate: ting dun, 犹豫,迟疑不决

bush: cao cong

psychoanalyze: jing shen fen xi

catalyst: cui hua ji

comfort: anwei , make him feel better

mutual: xiang tong de 共有的; 共同的

salvageable: 可抢救的;可打捞的;可挽回的;能利用的

courtesy: 礼貌
ie. It’s common courtesy to not pee on the toilet seat.

karma: bao ying 恶报
ie. It’s bad karma that Ally sat on the pee.

hook up: (v) da yi pao, gou da shang
ie. Most of the people on tinder only want to hook up, they’re not looking for a stable relationship.

lap dog: zou gou

impulsive: chong dong

investigate (v): zhen cha

Grammar

“beat around the bush”  : pang qiao ce ji

“off the table”: no way

“happy bubble” : kid my self

Speaking exercise

face very directly
face things on/head-on

we met each other the first time we broke up
the first time we met after we broke up

I have walked one step
I have taken one step/I have walked in the other direction

After the meeting
After seeing him

I just want he move on
I just want him to move on

I see him playing on his phone.

I think we probably to see each other
I think we probably shouldn’t see each other

takes some excuse to explain his unhappiness
uses/makes up some excuse to explain his unhappiness

“for you or for him?”

I think he is not very good
I don’t think he is very good

drag him out of the sad bubble…

Writing

10 preferences for my ideal future husband:

1. Love me
2. Puppy lover
3. Stable enough, including steady emotion and stable to our family
4. Listens to each other and treats each other’s thoughts and complaints fairly
5. Wants to compromise and change for each other
6. Wants to spend time & money for each other
7. He should have nice connection with my family (parents and grandpa) and best friends
8. Wants to have kids
9. Treats us as an entirety
10. Accompanies me to hospital although he is busy

Edited

10 preferences for my ideal future husband:

1. Loves me
2. Puppy lover
3. Stable enough, including being steady emotionally and staying faithful to our family
4. Listens to each other and accepts/answers each other’s thoughts and complaints fairly
5. Willing to compromise and change for each other
6. Wants to spend time & money for each other
7. should have nice relationship with my family (parents and grandpa) and best friends
8. Wants to have kids
9. Treats us as an entity
10. Accompanies me to the hospital even when he is busy