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Why can't he do it
伊怎呢不能做
I chaw ni mʼoi chaw
Who is going to Singapore
誰人欲去實力
Ti tiang ai khur Sit-lat
When do you go on board
何時落船
Ti si lŏ chun
What are you doing now
現在爾做乜事
Hien-chai lur chaw mi sur
We shall surely go to-day
今日必定欲去
Kim-jit pit tia ai khur
Who is interpreter
誰人囘話
Ti-tiang huey wey
We are all well
我等籠總有好
Ua-teng long chong u haw
Whether I go or not is uncertain
去不去無定着
Khur mʼkhur baw tia-tiŏ
You write too fast
爾寫太猛
Lur sia kă mey
You went home recently
近日爾正去厝
Kurn jit lur chia khur chu
You can't do it
爾不能做
Lur mʼoi chaw
You need not do it
免用做
Mien eng chaw
You speak too loud
爾講太大聲
Lur kong kă toa sia
Yes, you speak truly
着、爾講實
Tiŏ,lur kong sit
You are late to-day
爾今日太宴來
Lur kim jit kă ua lai
You have not made it right
做來不着
Chaw lai mʼtiŏ
You don't speak to the point
講不對空
Kong mʼtui khang
You are mistaken
爾看錯了
Lur toi ta liou
Yesterday was a feast day
昨日做節
Cha-jit chaw choĭ
You can't trust him
爾不可相信伊
Lur mʼhaw siang-sin i