穿新鞋,走老路chuān xīn xié, zǒu lǎo lù Stick to the old ways while appearing to follow the latest trends 姜是老的辣jiāng shì lǎo de là Experience gives wisdom 老骥伏枥,志在千里laǒ jì fú lì, zhì zài qiān lǐ High ambitions never fade 老奸巨猾laǒ jiān jù huá To be tricky, cunning, crafty. Well versed in the ways of the world 老气横秋laǒ qì héng qiū No longer youthful 识途老马shí tú laǒ mǎ Age brings experience and wisdom
Frogs and toads are valued in China because they keep down insect pests on crops. In some regions their name is similar to qián ?money, coin? and this has given them an assoication with good fortune and luck.
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