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Chinese Charactor -Gas Station- Learn Chinese online

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Introduction:

In recent years, with the rapid development of the Chinese economy, the continuous improvement of transport infrastructure as well as the fast increase of motorized vehicles, the gas station has become an indispensable part of our daily life. There were only 70 gas stations in China in the 1950s. Now the number has increased to nearly 10000, among which China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation and China National Petroleum Corporation take half the market share.

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Pinyin
加油站【jiā yóu zhàn】

Grammar
“加油【jiā yóu】”,here, refers to the original meaning of the phrase, namely, to refuel, such as put one litreliter of gas in the car. The derived meaning of this phrase refers to cheering somebody on or making an extra effort, it is frequently used during competitions, such as “Come on China team!”.

“站【zhàn】”: Obviously apart from its use at the “gas station”, it can be used at the railway station, coach station, city bus station, etc.

Characters: 加 油

Chinese Charactor – 夸父追日【kuā fù zhuī rì】 – Learn Chinese online

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

简介:

“Kua Fu Zhui Ri”, Kua Fu is a giant in Chinese mythology who wishes to capture the sun. The story of Kua Fu chasing the sun is used to describe a person who fails to obtain his goal because he greatly overestimates himself.

内容:

三人成虎[sān rén chéng hǔ]

If three people in the city all say there is a tiger around, you are inclined to believe that it is so; a lie, if repeated often enough, will be accepted as truth

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1.idiom_kuafuzhuiri.wmv (3730KB)

2.idiom_kuafuzhuiri.pdf (0.14 MB)

Learn Chinese online – 三人成虎【sān rén chéng hǔ】 – Chinese Charactor

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

简介:

It’s used as a metaphor for the possibility of a rumor becoming credible if repeated again and again.

内容:

三人成虎[sān rén chéng hǔ]

If three people in the city all say there is a tiger around, you are inclined to believe that it is so; a lie, if repeated often enough, will be accepted as truth

下载列表:

1.idiom_sanrenchenghu.wmv (3846KB)

2.idiom_sanrenchenghu.pdf