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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!
Wed Apr 01 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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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|
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.
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.
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.
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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