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Post time 2006-10-3 18:10:27 |Display all floors
倾国倾城 sweeping beauty?
    
塞翁失马焉知非福
记得以前老师说得说的是a bless in disguise 但是网上查到的是这个
Misfortune may be an actual blessing,
what do you think?

外甥打灯笼---照舅(旧)

中华儿女多奇志 不爱红装爱武装

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Post time 2006-10-3 18:17:52 |Display all floors
Found with google:

The Chinese women militia would rather face the powder than powder their face.

Chinese daughters have a peculiar will: they enjoy Battle array rather than women’s attire of fine grace.

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Post time 2006-10-3 18:25:19 |Display all floors
The Chinese women militia would rather face the powder than powder their face.

有创意;-)

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Post time 2006-10-3 18:52:40 |Display all floors

a fair face that can overthrow cities and ruin states; exceedingly beautiful

希腊神话形容海伦的"the face that launched a thousand ships"可以说是西文版的“倾国倾城”
Burning Alone

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Post time 2006-10-3 20:32:05 |Display all floors
倾国倾城    

you mean the "Miss China" thing?

If a woman is 倾国倾城, it means  she is more than stunning beautiful to all her countrymen!

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Post time 2006-10-3 20:34:08 |Display all floors

外甥打灯笼---照舅(旧)

things as usual

be one's usual self

remember, usually puns don't translate, though explainable

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Post time 2006-10-4 06:22:17 |Display all floors
Originally posted by celine713 at 2006-10-3 18:10
塞翁失马焉知非福
记得以前老师说得说的是a bless in disguise 但是网上查到的是这个
Misfortune may be an actual blessing,
what do you think?

a blessing in disguise.

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