# 69- DEATH of THE FIRST EMPEROR

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DEATH OF THE FIRST EMPEROR

When the First Emperor was 49 years old , he set off on a tour of his empire. Accompanying him were his Prime Minister Li Si, his younger son Prince Hu Hai and the princeʼs tutor, a eunuch named Zhao Gao.


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1.当秦始皇四十九岁的时候
= When the First Emperor was 49 years old
2.他出发参观他的天下
= He set off on a tour of his empire
3.身边陪伴他的人有他的首相, 李斯
= Accompanying him were his Prime Minister Li Si
4.他的小儿子, 胡亥
= His younger son Prince Hu Hai
5.和胡亥的教师, 赵高. 赵高本身是一位太坚
= And the prince’s tutor, a eunuch named Zhao Gao


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1. When = 当 dāng

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2. 49 = 四 十九 sì shí jiǔ

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3. years old = 岁 suì

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4. set off = 出 发 chū fā

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5. tour = 参观 cān guān

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6. empire = 天下 tiān xià

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7. Accompanying = 陪伴 péi bàn

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8. Prime Minister = 首相 shǒu xiàng

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9. younger son = 小儿子 xiǎo ér zi

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10. tutor = 教师 jiào shī

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11. Hu Hai = 胡亥 hú hài

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12. eunuch = 太坚 tài jiān

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13. Zhao Gao = 赵高 zhào gāo

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