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5 Chinese Idioms that Sound Like English Idioms

If you already use these idioms in English, then you’ll be surprised how simple is it to use these Chinese idioms and sound as smart as an old Chinese uncle.

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What do you say to people when you make a joke in China?

只是开玩笑! Zhǐ shì kāi wán xiào! Just kidding! Knowing how to say this is very important because well, sometimes, the Chinese won’t get your humor. It’s not that your joke is bad, that depends on the audience, but they are not used to this kind of joke. Let’s see why.

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Popular Chinese Slang Expression 厉害了,我的歌!Lì hài le wǒ de gē!

Have you heard the expression 厉害了,我的歌! used in Chinese yet? This piece of slang to say you rock in Chinese has been gaining widespread popularity online in China and is real hot right now. Let’s explore this new popular slang expression in Mandarin!

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Chinese idiom: 时来运转 Get your lucky break

It’s quoturday! Time to explore a new Chinese idiom: 时来运转. This week’s Chinese proverb is very motivational and inspiring. So when you’re feeling down, and thinking that life has something against you, come back to this page! You’ll feel better, promise. Ready to explore this Chinese quote? Let’s go!

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Western vs Chinese Beauty Standards

We all know that Chinese girls have specific ideals of female beauty, but do foreigners share these ideals? Let’s bring face to face Westerners and Chinese beauty standards and see how they differ.

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How to Use Practical Words Like 和 and 还有 to Order All You Want in Chinese

Do you like your coffee better with milk or sugar? That’s definitely something you want the waiter to be aware of when having a drink in a Chinese coffeeshop! Let’s learn about the best Chinese expressions to say “I’ll have a… with that”.

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Funny Chinese Nicknames Given to Western Celebrities

From Kim Kardashian to Taylor Swift, every celebrity has a Chinese name and, most of the time, a nickname. This list is filled with 15 Chinese nicknames that will make you laugh so hard you’ll never see your favorite star the same way!

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Chinese Proverbs: How to Use Them to Learn a Language

In need of a little motivation boost? Try Chinese proverbs, they are great for motivation. How? They teach you how to be successful in life through wise and quite funny sayings. Apply them to your learning sessions and they’ll be more efficient. Use them to inspire you and grow your language skills. Thanks to these […]

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How to say thank you in Chinese: 4 Ways to Show Your Gratitude

Saying thank you in Chinese is as essential as saying hello in everyday life and is a must-know in your Survival Chinese toolkit. Whether you’re traveling to China or living in China, thank you in Chinese is a basic word you’ll find yourself using all the time. As you know, being polite and thankful towards […]

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Useful and Essential Chinese Expressions That Will Help You Fit in in China

As a human well-integrated into society, you just can’t avoid taking part in those happy events that rhythm your life, such as a birthday party, a celebratory meal or simply an after-work drink to unwind with your colleagues or friends after a long week of work. What do you say in these situations to express […]