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ID: QW0348 Upper-Intermediate
The number of sayings and fixed phrases in the Chinese language is daunting. However, it's one of the many things about Chinese that makes it such a unique and fascinating language. In this Qing Wen, learn about the five different types of Chinese sayings: 成语(chéngyǔ), 固定说法(gūdìngshuōfǎ), 俗语(súyǔ), 谚语(yànyǔ) and 歇后语(xiēhòuyǔ).
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a fixed expression related to historical events
extremely messy
to give someone psychological comfort in their struggle, lit. “to look towards the plums to stop one's thirst”
gùdìng shuōfa
fixed expression
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