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Chinese Charactor -Chinese History- Learn Chinese online

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Bao the Upright Judge


There was a official in history during the Song Dynasty named Bao Zheng.He was known as“Clear Sky Bao” or “Clear Sky Bao Milord”, meaning that nowrongdoing could be hidden from his impartial eye and that he gave justice to the common people. Bao was well respected by people because of his righteousness, and his legend was spread among the regions. Since people were used to calling him Lord Bao, his real name was rarely mentioned.

Chinese Charactor -Grammar- Learn Chinese online

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011


The structure 不仅……,也…… means not only…, but also…. Its stress falls on the second part with也….

Chinese Charactor -Idioms- Learn Chinese online

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

黔驴技穷 【qián lǘ jì qióng】


“qián lǘ jì qióng”. It refers to someone who has exhausted his only capabilities, and is left helpless.


黔驴技穷[qián lǘ jì qióng]

The Guizhou donkey has used up all its tricks; the lion’s skin falls off, and beneath it is only a donkey. It means that be at the end of one’s resources.