人要脸,树要皮rén yaò liǎn, shù yaò pí Reputation ('face') is important to maintain at all costs 也要马儿好,也要马儿不吃草yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
我们要两杯咖啡wǒ ményào liǎng bēi kā fēi We want to cups of coffee 你好我要买一张票nǐ hǎowǒ yào mǎi yī zhāng piào Hello, I want to buy a ticket 你要去那儿nǐ yào qù nà r Where do you want to go? 我要一瓶青岛啤酒wǒ yào yī píng qīng dǎopí jiǔ I want a bottle of Qingdao beer 你要那种颜色nǐ yào nà zhǒng yán sè What color do you want? 还要青菜吗hái yào qīng càimǎ Are there any more vegetables?
The Great Wall
One of China's great accomplishments that is genuinely awe-inspiring is the Great Wall. On our page describing the wall we debunk some of the many myths surrounding its construction. For centuries the wall has stood unused and so large sections have fallen into disrepair. The sections to the north of Beijing are the most visited and here the Great Wall snakes its way up and over mountains. Read More
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