步步高升bù bù gāo shēng Congratulation on promotion or a new job 道高一尺,魔高一丈dào gāo yī chǐ, mó gāo yī zhàng There is always opportunity for evil to take root 高不成低不就gāo bù chéng dī bù jiù Exaggerating one's self importance to the point of stubbornness 高屋建瓴gāo wū jiàn líng Being in a good position to repel attackers. Building a commanding position. 莫测高深mò cè gāo shēn Enigmatic, unfathomable. Too profound to be readily understood 人往高处走,水往低处流rén wǎng gāo chù zǒu, shuǐ wǎng dī chù liú There is always scope for improvement by struggle
Why do we call the country of China 'China'? It is not the name used by the Chinese people themselves. In fact there are a number of names used in the 'Middle Kingdom' that reflect the country's rich cultural and historic heritage.
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