# 66- Why was the First Emperor so driven?

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English Excerpt:

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Why was the First Emperor so driven? Some historians believe it was because of his family background. His mother had been the concubine of a rich merchant named Lu before she married the King of Qin.

Chinese Translation:

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第 二 十 页dì èr shí yè

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第二段dì èr duàn

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Why 为什麽 was the First Emperor 秦始 皇 so 如 此 driven? Some historians believe 相 信 it was because of his family家 庭 background 背 景. His mother 母 亲 had been the concubine 小老婆of a rich 富有的 merchant 商人 named Lu before she married the King of Qin 秦王


Break-down sentences

1.为什麽秦始皇如此的努力 ?
= Why was the First Emperor so driven?
2.有些历史学者相信, 这是因为,他的家庭背景的影响
= Some historians believe it was because of his family background.
3.秦始皇的母亲在嫁给秦王以前,是一位姓吕富有商人的小老婆
= His mother had been the concubine of a rich merchant named Lu before she married the King of Qin


Vocabulary

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1. Why = 为什麽wèi shén mó

2. driven = 努力nǔ lì

3. believe = 相信xiāng xìn

4. family = 家庭jiā tíng

5. background = 背景bèi jǐng

6. mother = 母亲mǔ qīn

7. concubine = 小老婆xiǎo lǎo po

8. rich = 富有的fù yǒu de

9. merchant = 商人shāng rén

10. King of Qin = 秦王qín wáng