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When to use hé (和)

The Chinese word “hé(和)” is another basic, but important word which is often misused by Chinese learners. Although its equivalent...

Chinese “to be”, 是 (shì)

One of the first verbs that beginners encounter on their Chinese-learning journey is the verb “to be”, which is pronounced...

3 Chinese Poems All Children Know

In the United Kingdom, everyone knows the words to a few songs that are taught to children at an early...

Chinese Lyrics and Translations: You Exist In My Song

我的歌声里 – Wǒ de gēshēng lǐ ‘You Exist in My Song’ – by Qu Wanting If you’ve liked us on...

How to Say “Dirty Poor” in Chinese

  吃 (chī): to eat, 土 (tǔ): earth, mud. When we refer to someone as as having to 吃土 (chī...

How to Say “Asking for Trouble” in Chinese

  搞 (gǎo): to create, to meddle 事情 (shì qíng): things, matters We say someone is trying to 搞事情 (gǎo...

How to Say “Friendship is Fragile.” in Chinese

友谊 (yǒu yí): friendship 小船 (xiǎo chuán): (little) boat 翻 (fān): to overturn 友谊的小船说翻就翻: (lit.) The little boat of friendship...

How to Say “Slow-witted” in Chinese

缺 (quē): to lack (something) 心眼儿 (xīn yǎnr): intelligence We use 缺心眼儿 (quē xīn yǎnr) to describe someone as dim-witted...

How to Say “Brain Hole” in Chinese

脑 (nǎo) means “brain” 洞 (dòng) means “hole” When we describe someone as having a huge “brain hole”, or 脑洞很大...

How to Say “Foodie” in Chinese

吃 (chī): to eat 吃货 (chī huò) is the term we use to refer to foodies: people who love food,...

How to Say “Half Alive” in Chinese

死(sǐ) means “dead” 去 (qù): to go 活(huó) means “alive” 来 (lái): to come This phrase is often used to...
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