L7 Text - : () Yesterday , (my) younger brother called me...

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第七課 (三) 墮胎 吸毒 爸、媽: 昨天弟弟 给我打了一个电话 说爸妈反对他跟女朋友住在一起, 使 他觉得很 委屈 Yesterday , (my) younger brother called me and said that you two (mom and dad) oppose his living together with his girlfriend, which caused him to feel he was being treated unfairly. (委屈 as an adjective does not have an exact translation in English. It is used to describe how a person feels when the person is wronged/treated unfairly.) 据他说, (Note that I added a comma here. ) 爸妈 只是 担心他女朋友怀孕, 到时候孩子会成为大问题。 According to him , you two are only worried that his girlfriend would get pregnant, (and that) at that time (when pregnancy happens), the child would become a big problem. ( in 只是 here is not optional . It implies that the parents oppose only because they worry about pregnancy, not because they have a problem with it being morally wrong. So the complete sentence should have been something like 爸妈
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2010 for the course CHI 612 taught by Professor Teng during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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L7 Text - : () Yesterday , (my) younger brother called me...

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