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千金买笑qiān jīn mǎi xiào A target that is very hard to attain. Spending lavishly to attract a young woman 五十步笑一百步wǔ shí bù xiào yī bǎi bù Being complacent about the future. Believing a job done when only half done. 笑里藏刀xiaò lǐ cáng dāo Malice concealed by apparent friendliness 笑一笑,十年少xiào yī xiào, shí nián shào Happiness is the best cosmetic 一笑解千愁yī xiào jiě qiān chóu Keep cheerful against all the odds
The cultivation of rice for food has been carried out in China for the last 10,000 years. Over this time about 50,000 different varieties have been bred selectively for every possible soil and climate type. Recently it has proved cheaper to import rice rather than grow it in China, so rather surprisingly China is a major importer of this staple food.
炮 pào cannon; firecracker
Made up of [火 huǒ fire, 包 bāo to cover; to wrap; to hold]
Fire gives the idea and 'bao' gives rough phonetic and onomatopoeia for the 'bang' of a fire cracker Full information for 炮
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