Chinese Conversation 汉语对话 臼杵之交 jiù chǔ zhī jiāo

Chinese idioms

 

臼杵之交

(jiù chǔ zhī jiāo)

Close friendship

 

A: So, you’re coming to this trip to Egypt, right?

哎,这次埃及之旅你是会一起来的,是吧?

(ài, zhècì āijí zhī lǚ nǐ shì huì yīqǐlái de, shìba?)

 

B: In fact, I am not.

还真不是。

(hái zhēn bùshì.)

 

A: Why? I thought you and I were really good friends.

啊?我还以为咱俩是真的臼杵之交呢!

(á? wǒ hái yǐwéi zánliǎ shì zhēnde jiù chǔ zhī jiāo ne!)

 

B: We are. But you know I’m in debt. How can I afford it?

我们就是啊。但是你明白得,我这还欠着债呢。实在玩不起。

(wǒmen jiùshì a. dànshì nǐ mínɡbai de, wǒ zhè hái qiàn zhe zhai ne. shízài wánbùqǐ.)

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