对牛弹琴duì niú tán qín To address an inappropriate and unappreciative audience 九牛二虎之力jiǔ niú èr hǔ zhī lì Tremendously strong 九牛一毛jiǔ niú yī maó An insignificant amount. A trivial matter. 牛鼎烹鸡niú dǐng pēng jī Inappropriate scale for action. A minor event does not require such large preparation
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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