臭不可当chòu bù kě dāng To give off an unbearable stink 凡人不可貌相, 海水不可斗量fán rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dòu liàng Judging by appearance is dangerous 逢奸宁可玉碎,气正不求瓦全féng jiān nìng kě yù suì, qì zhèng bù qiú wǎ quán It is better to die with honor than surrender 家丑不可外扬jiā chǒu bù kě wài yáng Keep family problems within the family 门可罗雀mén kě luó què Having few visitors 人不可貌相,海水不可斗量rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dǒu liáng First appearances can be deceptive
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Such an ancient language as Chinese has inevitably gathered very many characters and words that have histories going back hundred of years - far longer than any other currently spoken language. However the structure of Chinese language is quite easy to pick up and continues to be a source of fascination. Read More
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