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264 goof around; get halvsies
李华周末来看Larry。李华今天要学两个常用语，goof around和go halvsies.
LL: It sure is nice to see you, Li Hua. But, honestly I've got so many things I have to do right now. I've just goofed around all weekend and haven't gotten anything done.
LH: You goofed around? 这是什么意思啊？
LL: To "goof around" means to not do the things you are supposed to do. And I really didn't do what I was supposed to this weekend.
LH: 噢，原来goof around是游手好闲，不务正业的意思。那你有什么该做的事情没有做呢？
LL: I was supposed to do my laundry, dust and vacuum my apartment, mop my kitchen floor, and clean my bathroom. But because I goofed around, I didn't do any of the cleaning I needed to do.
LL: Instead of doing my housework, I watched movies on TV, talked to friends on the phone, and played computer games.
LH: You really did goof around. 又是看电影，又是打游戏的。难道你父母没有告诉过你，只有做完正事以后才能玩吗？
LL: They certainly did, Li Hua. But after a full week of work, I really didn't feel like doing my house cleaning. In fact, I didn't want to do much else besides goof around.
LL: I know you are right, Li Hua. The weekend is really the only time I have to make sure my apartment is clean and that I have clean clothes.
LL: Well, then I've goofed around enough! I really need to do my laundry, Li Hua. So if you don't mind, I am going to get to work.
LL: Yeah, I am sorry, Li Hua. You shouldn't have to go home, because I goofed around.
LL: And then afterwards, we could still go for a cup of coffee.
LL: I have a proposal for you, Li Hua. How about we go halvsies on my housework?
LH: Go halvsies，那又是什么意思啊？
LL: To "go halvsies" is to split something in half. In this case, I was hoping you could do half of my housework.
LL: We can go halvsies by me doing the laundry and cleaning the bathroom, and you mopping the kitchen and doing the dusting and vacuuming.
LL: Well, rather than go out to eat, let's go halvsies on ordering a pizza for delivery.
LL: Great! If we go halvsies on ordering a pizza for delivery right to the apartment, we will still have a lot of time. I'll call the pizza place. How many pizzas should I order?
LL: Okay, then one pizza it is. I'll also order a bottle of soda, and we can go halvsies on that, too.
LL: How about dessert? We can go halvsies on some cookies or a pie?
LL: Good idea! After we finish working, we can go halvsies on some ice cream.
今天李华学到了两个常用语。一个是goof around, 是消磨时间，不务正业的意思。另一个是go halvsies, 是一人一半的意思。
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