冰冻三尺,非一日之寒bīng dòng sān chǐ, fēi yí rì zhī hán Everything comes to him who waits 狡兔三窟jiǎo tù sān kū To succeed there must be several alternative strategies 三个臭皮匠,凑个诸葛亮sān gè chòu pí jiàng, còu gè Zhūgě Liàng Joint effort can help solve big problems 三人成虎sān rén chéng hǔ Basing a story on rumor and gossip rather than cold facts. 三十六计,走为上策sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng cè Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option 无事不登三宝殿wú shì bū dēng sān bǎo diàn Often it is obvious when somebody is after something
他买了三张票tā mǎi lesān zhāng piào He bought three tickets 五百五十三wǔ bǎi wǔ shí sān 553
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The import of opium from India had a devastating effect on China. Although opium had been graown and used in China for centuries the import of huge quantities of the British controlled trade into Guangdong proved far more addicitive. It was the government officials who were most affected and even Dowager Empress Cixi used opium. Attempts to stop the trade led to two wars with Britain which China lost. Read More
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