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Yu Gong Festival 愚公节

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ID: 2668 Intermediate
Happy Yu Gong Festival!! This is a huge festival all across Chinese communities all around the world. We hope you have your bags of soil ready!
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愚公移山 YúGōng yíshān Yu Gong Moves the Mountain; fig: if there is a will, there is a way
愚公节 Yú GōngJié Yu Gong Festival
盆栽 pénzāi plant pot with plant
小心 xiǎoxīn to be careful
哇!你买了这么大的愚公节盆栽,搬的时候小心闪到腰。
wā !nǐ mǎi le zhème dà de Yú GōngJié pénzāi ,bān de shíhou xiǎoxīn shǎndàoyāo 。
Wow. You bought such a large Yu Gong Festival plant pot. Be careful not to strain your back when you are moving it.
去年的愚公节,我老公只买了一袋土,随随便便就搬开了,我觉得没有过节的气氛。
qùnián de Yú GōngJié ,wǒ lǎogōng zhī mǎi le yí dài tǔ ,suísuíbiànbiàn jiù bānkāi le ,wǒ juéde méiyǒu guòjié de qìfen 。
Last year's Yu Gong festival, my husband only bought a bag of soil. He just moved it around without much heart. I really didn't experience the festive spirit.
是啊,我去年看到老林他们全家一起搬那个大盆栽,很有干劲呢。
shì a ,wǒ qùnián kàndào lǎo Lín tāmen quánjiā yīqǐ bān nàge dà pénzāi ,hěnyǒu gànjìn ne 。
Yeah. Last year I saw the whole Lin family move that huge plant pot together. They really put their all into it.
这样才表现了“愚公移山”的精神!
zhèyàng cái biǎoxiàn le “Yú Gōngyíshān ”de jīngshén !
That's how you show the spirit of "The foolish man that moved the mountain".
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