Monthly Archive: November 2013

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Chinese four character idiom 守株待兔 (Shǒu zhū dài tù)

“To guard a tree-stump waiting for rabbits” One of the nicest and most meaningful four character phrases in Mandarin Chinese is the phrase 守株待兔 (Shǒu zhū dài tù), — because it’s about the need to...

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Chinese Four Character Idiom: 忠言逆耳 (Zhōng yán nì ěr)

“Loyal advice jars on the ears” Another great four character phrase in Mandarin Chinese is 忠言逆耳 (Zhōng yán nì ěr) which could be translated to “Loyal advice jars on the ears” It’s referring to a...