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An Introduction to Chengyu
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ID: QW0170 Intermediate
If you've studied Chinese for any length of time, you've probably heard of those quintessentially Chinese idioms known as chengyu (成语). How does one approach chengyu in one's studies, and what is a good place to start? Listen in to today's lesson to find the answer to that question and more.
Sat Oct 16 2010 | John, Connie, Jen
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chaotic, messy, random
nǐ de zhuōzi shàng zěnme luànqībāzāo de ？
How can your desk be such a mess?
yǒu le xiǎoháir yǐhòu ，jiālǐ zǒngshì luànqībāzāo de 。
After having a kid the home is always a total mess.
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