好马不吃回头草hǎo mǎ bù chī huí tóu cǎo Pride may forbid a person going back to his home town after failure. Do not dwell on past actions, progress forward 虎头蛇尾hǔ tóu shé wěi Begins promisingly but ends badly 焦头烂额jiāo tóu làn é In terrible trouble 蚂蚁啃骨头mǎ yǐ kěn gǔ tou Dogged perseverance to achieve a long term end 宁做鸡头,不当凤尾nìng zuò jītóu, bù dāng fèng wěi Better to be leader of a humble organization than the stooge of a grand one 强龙难压地头蛇qiáng lóng nán yā dì tóu shé Knowledge of local area and people gives them a distinct advantage even against a strong enemy
The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game. Read More
最 zuì most; the most
Made up of [日 rì sun; day radical 72, 取 qǔ to take; to get; to choose]
Combines 'sun' and 'to take' so can be thought of as a superlative as the 'sun' is dominant over all things Full information for 最
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