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Chengyu Series - Five Flowers and Eight Doors

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ID: 4304 Elementary
Chengyu are Chinese idioms that consist of four characters. Although they originate from classical Chinese, Chengyu remain as an important aspect in both spoken and written language. They may seem erratic and confusing to you at first since they don’t follow the usual sentence order and their meanings depend heavily on context. But don’t worry, in this Chengyu series, we will introduce simple Chengyu made up with all the characters that you already knew, and you can infer the actual meaning by looking at the separate characters! In this lesson, let’s take a look at three Chengyu with number 五 (five) in them!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
五花八门 wǔhuābāmén myriad; all kinds of
五颜六色 wǔyánliùsè colorful
五光十色 wǔguāngshísè bright and multicolored; illuminated
烟花 yānhuā fireworks
五花八门
wǔhuābāmén
a variety of
学生的问题真是五花八门。
xuésheng de wèntí zhēnshi wǔhuābāmén 。
There are all kinds of questions from students.
我们网站上的中文课五花八门。
wǒmen wǎngzhàn shàng de Zhōngwén kè wǔhuābāmén 。
There are various Chinese lessons on our website.
这家餐厅的菜五花八门,有印度菜、法国菜,还有德国菜。
zhè jiā cāntīng de cài wǔhuābāmén ,yǒu Yìndù cài 、Fǎguó cài ,háiyǒu Déguó cài 。
This restaurant has various cuisines. There’re Indian food, French food, and German food.
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