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ID: QW0136 Intermediate
The team explores symbolic associations with the color white, 白 (bái), in Chinese culture today. Learn how to use this color to express performing actions in vain, leeching off of others, and describing someone who is... how to put it nicely? Dim witted? You'll also find out why some Chinese people might look down on you if you leave the house in a white hat.
Sat Feb 06 2010 | Connie, John, Liliana
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méiyǒu xiàoguǒ de 。
to have no effect
bǐrú shuō ：bái pǎo yī tàng 。
For example: make a wasted trip.
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