Chinese idiom of the day: 步步为营
This is part seven in my series on Chinese idioms, read more here or check out all previous idioms here. I assume no...
Chinese idiom of the day: 爱屋及乌
This is part six of my series on Chinese idioms, read more here or check out all previous idioms here. I assume no...
Chinese idiom of the day: 口若悬河
口若悬河 (kǒuruòxuánhé) is among the more poetic idioms of Chinese, literally meaning something like ”to...
Chinese idiom of the day: 不翼而飞 – to...
The idiom 不翼而飞 (búyì érfēi) is interesting not only in that the sign 翼 is extremely cool looking, but...
Chinese idiom of the day: 噤若寒蝉 – as...
When thinking of Chinese turns of phrase or idioms, 噤若寒蝉 (jìnruòhánchán) is probably of the type that...
Chinese idiom of the day: 哀鸿遍野
哀鸿遍野 (āihóng-biànyě) is the very first idiom in Pan Weigui’s dictionary, and it’s immediately...
Chinese idiom of the day: 口蜜腹剑 – ...
New blog series! For Christmas I got the excellent book ”A Chinese-English Dictionary of Chinese Idioms” by...