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半斤八两bàn jīn bā liǎng Makes no difference; nothing to choose between alternatives 一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
我们要两杯咖啡wǒ ményào liǎng bēi kā fēi We want to cups of coffee 还要两碗米饭hái yào liǎng wān mǐ fàn Also want two bowls of rice
The Chinese language is ideally suited for writing poems. The long history of Chinese has allowed poems written over two thousand years ago to be appreciated even today. The characters provide a concise method for conveying impressions and emotion.
Pearl of wisdom
The quality of a pearl is somewhat like the moon. It appear cool and translucent for this reason the moon can be referred to as the 'night shining pearl'. It is often shown with dragons chasing it, representing the legendary connection of dragons chasing the moon to cause eclipses and phases of the moon. Read More
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