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如坐针毡rú zuò zhēn zhān To feel tense and uneasy 坐怀不乱zuò huái bù luàn To describe a man who refuses to be tempted by lustful thoughts 坐井观天zuò jǐng guān tiān A blinkered or limited view of the world
Chinese gardens have a distinctive design that went on to inspire a change of style in far away Europe and particularly England. Although house design is geometric, gardens aim to capture the curves and informality of the natural world. Rocks, bamboo and water are often important elements in the design. Read More
All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.