Chinese proverbs and idioms distribute old knowledge that has stood the test of time. Many consider them to be absolute truths, or at the very least very compelling words of wisdom, and they are frequently employed to establish a point or used as grounds to …
Xiǎomíng: Zhè shì nǐ de Gǎn’ēn jié lǐwù, zhù nǐ jiérì kuàilè.
Xiaoming: This is your Thanksgiving gift. Happy holidays!
Xiǎohóng: Xièxie nǐ, nà wǒ yě děi
, zhège shì nǐ de lǐwù.
Xiaohong: Thank …
Thanksgiving Day (感恩节 Gǎn’ēn jié) is approaching fast and you know what that means? Everyone is taking the time to think about what they are truly grateful for in their lives. It’s becoming more and more popular to practice the art of expressing and reflecting …
Xiǎo Lǐ: Wèishénme Xiǎo Hóng kànqǐlái bù gāoxìng ？
Xiao Li: Why does Xiao Hong look unhappy?
Xiǎo Míng: Tā hé Xiǎo Zhāng yīnwèi jiè dōngxi de shìqing chǎojià le, tāmen zǒngshì wèile jīmáosuànpí de xiǎoshì zhēngchǎo.
Xiao Ming: …
We’ve all been in circumstances where minuscule things were blown way out of proportion. According to many people in cities all around the world, wasting time on trivial things is a laughing matter, and basically has little to no place in the fast-paced and modern …
Wénzhāng zuìhòu yí duàn shífēn jīngcǎi, zài wén zhōng qǐ dào le huàlóngdiǎnjīng de zuòyòng.
The last paragraph of the article is very wonderful, so much so that it serves as the article’s finishing touch.
As we learned, the meaning …
“画龙点睛 (Huàlóngdiǎnjīng)” is a Chinese idiom that translates literally as “dotting the eyeball when painting a dragon.” It’s used to describe adding that finishing touch that brings a work of art to life, or adding a word or two to clinch the point.…
“狼心狗肺 (Lángxīngǒufèi)” describes a kind of person who is lacking empathy or kindness as someone who has the heart of a wolf and the lung of a dog. Frank is obviously lacking in these qualities. So, the answer is A.
There are words that we use in Chinese mostly on dramas or TV shows because their meaning is pretty negative for daily life.
This Chinese idiom phrase is one of those that I have never actually used when talking to a person, but I hear …
It was a lovely summer’s day where I just couldn’t say inside.
The beautiful riverside park near my home was calling me. In an unexpected twist that caused the perfect day, I ran into some of my old students playing badminton on the courts.