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Useful Chinese Idioms About Insects

As summer begins and cicadas start humming, learn some common insect-related “chengyu”

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Choice Chengyu: Sayings About Spending for Singles Day

Idioms about money for spendthrifts and cheapskates this November 11 shopping festival

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Choice Chengyu: Idioms Don’t Only Come in Fours

The Chinese ‘chengyu’ that aren’t four characters long

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Parallel Idioms that Cross Language Barriers

English and Chinese sayings that are almost exactly equivalent

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Book-lovers in Ancient Times

Stories and idioms about seven people who overcame challenging obstacles to read

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Choice Chengyu: Elephantine Phrases

Learn essential idioms about elephants from Chinese history

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Choice Chengyu: In Praise of Youth (Mostly)

Discover popular sayings about youth through these Chinese idioms and proverbs to use when (mostly) praising the younger generation.

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Choice Chengyu: Speaking of the Hair and Now

Ancient idioms about hair

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How to live a happy life according to Chinese idioms

Chinese idioms that teach us how to be happy

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