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How's this expression? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 5447 sansukong 2009-6-7 01:54:03
  Hey Dodo, the expression is fine but there's a small grammar issue. Better to say: "Does everythi ...
How can we fight this horrifying Chinglish? ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 25 14721 pendragon 2009-5-19 04:04:24
  I agree with Fun China and fte, Chinglish doesn't have to be a bad thing. Clearly language should ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  Unfortunately there are plenty of those from the East. I've seen a number of racists, and normal ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  It worries me that at this forum people don't even seem to notice racism anymore. Maybe people have ...
Life is like a box of chocolates Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 55 Friendship, Love, Relationships 381 138236 shiningf 2009-12-1 08:46:49
  You're a racist. She can choose the guy she wants, wherever he comes from. A long time ago women ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  See, that's the problem. Such a post would never be acceptable at any "western" forum I know, beca ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  Most countries have rules that say that if a judicial process wasn't carried out in a fair and corr ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  That may account for some of the conflicts, but it happens very often that a reasonable argument i ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  Longzhou, I replied to your argument in #85 and proposed a compromise. I'd be interested to see your ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  I just hope we can sometimes just "step out of our roles" and talk like normal people, instead of "w ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  It's true that if CD didn't write about a fair hearing of both sides it doesn't mean that it didn't ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  I see two problems: - the subversion law seems too open to interpretation. If someone says "my n ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  I think the flame fest has ended before it began. Maybe some posters will still type insults, but ...
Milk Scandal: No compensation? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 45 China Watch 312 24595 caringhk 2008-12-1 13:08:04
  Another point: I'm not a doctor, but I suspect that the 10,000s of babies who didnt die have suffere ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  Good question. As long as the law is applied equally and fairly people should abide to it. I thi ...
Can East really meet West in a forum? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 China Watch 332 28814 expatter 2009-1-20 00:18:28
  Good point Expatter. This forum has great potential, and it really offers a lot of freedom for discu ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  I will not allow you to drag me down to your level. You want to wrestle in the mud like pigs, usin ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  Chairman, if you write such empty posts then I shouldn't waste my time reacting to them. I don't kno ...
Any relationship without Quarrel? ... 1 2 Friendship, Love, Relationships 11 6663 auchengyu 2009-1-12 17:44:13
  Sometimes quarreling is a way to ask for attention. I have the same problem as you: my girlfriend ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  I have to say that Seneca's posts make most sense in this thread. Expatter, you give the example o ...
China voices strong dissatisfaction to EU's award to Chinese criminal! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 96 11246 longzhou 2008-11-1 23:22:56
  This is not a very healthy discussion. Let me just add a little riddle (it's famous, you probably ...
China: A Role Model to All Nations Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 102 China Watch 713 225924 CHAOXUAN 2014-4-16 15:37:12
  I don't expect China to solve it singlehandedly, but I do expect China not to block UN attempts to ...
China: A Role Model to All Nations Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 102 China Watch 713 225924 CHAOXUAN 2014-4-16 15:37:12
  China is making good progress, but I would not call it a role model yet. For example in foreign poli ...
Zero boyfried record^^ Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 60 Friendship, Love, Relationships 413 158204 tallamerican 2010-1-10 20:43:37
  The good old tip for finding a boyfriend or girlfriend: meet people, be active, go to places where y ...
i would never date a chinese girl who has been with a foreigner Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Friendship, Love, Relationships 96 33338 glopis 2011-5-28 22:59:50
  Sedr, you fail to see our point. You give us a couple anecdotes, things you have seen in the way you ...
i would never date a chinese girl who has been with a foreigner Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Friendship, Love, Relationships 96 33338 glopis 2011-5-28 22:59:50
  So simplistic.. Sure some girls are money hungry, sure some foreigners are unloyal. Just like some C ...
Can long distance Love last long?? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Friendship, Love, Relationships 46 15718 megoodluck 2008-12-6 17:28:33
  It has been 4 years since the start of the thread, I wonder how the relationships mentioned in the e ...
Life is like a box of chocolates Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 55 Friendship, Love, Relationships 381 138236 shiningf 2009-12-1 08:46:49
  Just to explain something that may cause confusion: Western guys (and Western women) may seem less ...
A question for foreign visitors ... 1 2 3 Sports & Fans 18 8442 zhoupu 2008-10-8 11:07:00
  I was in China for 1 month, especially in Shanghai I've had a lot of these short chats with people i ...
Students more open about sex ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 16 China Watch 107 36119 magneone 2009-2-5 11:50:59
  just trying to understand it. Why would a guy only want a virgin? To me it only matters that the g ...
Western provocation toward Islamic world Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 72 World Affairs 501 46002 liuyedao 2010-10-28 20:58:18
  Several Western countries accept satiric cartoons of religious figures in their newspapers. This is ...
Western provocation toward Islamic world Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 72 World Affairs 501 46002 liuyedao 2010-10-28 20:58:18
  I agree with Satsu. We're drawing the line: to here and no further. Governments and organisation ...
A vanishing Europe and lifestyle ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 World Affairs 77 11772 441424 2008-6-28 11:57:12
  Let's not dwell on details. Several people already mentioned the question: what does "the European ...
Summer ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Fun 49 24212 chinesequeen 2008-9-21 16:57:39
  Salted fishes in the sun, what's that? Hehe I can guess.. It's true. In most parts of Europe ...
DID you have a chat with the president online... ... 1 2 Fun 9 6972 grandpa 2008-6-26 21:16:33
  That's a cool idea! The EU leaders also do this from time to time, nice way to keep contact with ...
Who will be the champion of European cup 2008? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Sports & Fans 48 19679 sexlion 2008-9-16 10:16:50
  Yea I think Russia.. Too bad they kicked us out, we would've made a nice chance for victory. But ...
i am getting old. Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 19 Free Talk 131 23946 thunderbird 2008-7-23 23:47:59
  Did wisdom come with age? When someone "becomes younger again", maybe they become even more wise. ...
A vanishing Europe and lifestyle ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 World Affairs 77 11772 441424 2008-6-28 11:57:12
  Countries don't vanish, they change Sure, some things will have to change in Europe. We've cre ...
why young female like to contend in bizarrerie and beauty, just like peacock? ... 1 2 3 Fun 18 9323 grandpa 2008-6-26 21:17:35
  The interesting thing is that in Peacocks the males are the colourful, decorated ones while female P ...
Hot Summers in Shanghai - Living in your underwear! ... 1 2 3 4 Travel 24 18820 gebeibei1985 2008-7-4 08:28:36
  Coming to Hangzhou in 2 weeks, with a short stay in Shanghai. Hehe will be amazingly hot for me, I'm ...
What is 'xdjm'? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 4067 pendragon 2008-6-3 15:44:38
  Thanks, it makes sense now
Reducing the time spent by as little as 10 minutes a day Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 2204 clearwater 2008-6-3 04:32:05
  Do you wonder what it means, or whether it's a correct sentence? It's a correct sentence. But ma ...
WHY is the Earth ROUND? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Fun 59 24270 caringhk 2008-6-19 15:42:28
  ..because the earth and our entire solar system originate from an interstellar gas cloud This ga ...
Zero boyfried record^^ Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 60 Friendship, Love, Relationships 413 158204 tallamerican 2010-1-10 20:43:37
  I think it's really good that you can talk about it in such a relaxed way. In "the west" people al ...
POPULATION ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 China & World 79 11865 canadianbob 2008-5-21 03:42:34
  I agree that overpopulation is a very serious problem. Over the past decades China has made a very g ...
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR DUTCH POPULIST ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 17 5843 satsu_jin 2008-3-28 22:32:18
  Today Wilders finally published his 'movie', on the internet. It's just 15 minutes and not very spec ...
Anything you just hate to eat??? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Everyday life 49 21363 emucentral 2008-3-10 17:18:51
  Anything you just hate to eat? Yea, every kind of animal.. I've been a vegetarian all my life, so I ...
Who are the real friends of China, amongst European countries? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 19 China & World 132 34723 54910765 2008-5-8 13:53:18
  Sorry but that's really not true anymore. Maybe a century ago Europeans were like that, but not to ...
Why do Europeans Hate Americans? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 29 World Affairs 198 23696 MisterPanda 2012-6-2 01:04:05
  Be very careful when you're talking about 'Europeans'. For example there are a lot of European sol ...
Why do Europeans Hate Americans? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 29 World Affairs 198 23696 MisterPanda 2012-6-2 01:04:05
  I made a reply to the same question on a different forum, let me re-post it here: So I don't thi ...
JEWS ARE OK Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 25 Free Talk 168 21812 zglobal 2010-9-29 23:06:36
  For many centuries religious differences have caused hatred against Jews in Europe. It's a very blac ...
Kosovo declares independence from Serbia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 World Affairs 53 13563 doberman 2008-2-28 11:37:21
  I support the independence of Kosovo. Break-away of regions is always a difficult issue, but in th ...
Meeting students and professionals, exchanging expertise Free Talk 1 2173 pendragon 2008-2-12 06:41:21
  Specialty: - I'm a student of Human Geography and Planning (undergraduate, but graduating this year ...
gradually lose passion of learning english as time passes. Practical English 实用英语 3 3605 suchuhui80 2008-2-13 14:16:20
  Try to keep yourself motivated. It's fun to learn a language when you can do nice things with it. Fo ...
Poll What Does China Drink for Liquor? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 21 10426 WarriorAngel 2008-12-7 11:59:14
  True. While the Chinese people ofcourse have the right to use the word they prefer, it will give m ...
A letter from a Dutch man to Chinese ambassador in The Netherlands Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 48 15428 Dr_Filth 2010-11-8 09:39:43
  oops sorry, wrong link.. Intothe rain, here is the link I mentioned: http://bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/vi ...
A letter from a Dutch man to Chinese ambassador in The Netherlands Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 48 15428 Dr_Filth 2010-11-8 09:39:43
  I think the author of the letter is a bit old, older people are often a bit slower to catch up with ...
China leads on renewable energy... ... 1 2 3 Chinese Economy 20 15307 greendragon 2008-4-24 13:00:16
  Exactly. When China develops ways to make sustainable energy production more efficient and less expe ...
Shrinking glacier threat to rivers---global warming Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 36 9077 zglobal 2007-11-19 19:38:33
  Reply to #34: I think that's very good news China understands, faster than most other countries, ...
Grapheme of Chinese Characters and Chinese Way of Thinking Attachments Free Talk 2 2158 peggy_cnfolk 2007-11-16 09:39:06
  Very interesting, thanks! I think it illustrates why it's so valuable to learn more than one lang ...
Shrinking glacier threat to rivers---global warming Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 36 9077 zglobal 2007-11-19 19:38:33
  I agree that nuclear energy can be a good solution to global warming. Every country that is trustwo ...
need a hand Attachments ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 14 3692 scarylaowei 2007-11-14 22:28:13
  Yes, you're right. In English people often use overstatements, words with a much stronger meaning t ...
Even if global warming is real, it will not be that bad; Free Talk 5 1866 pendragon 2007-11-7 22:02:51
  Sorry but I think this is not true. The earth is a complex thing, if one thing changes (temperatur ...
Shrinking glacier threat to rivers---global warming Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 36 9077 zglobal 2007-11-19 19:38:33
  Some more information: Switch to coal threatens to worsen global warming China can combine econom ...
I am just curious:How old are you? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 34 7644 whisht 2007-11-7 15:48:53
  I'm 24, still studying. There seems to be a nice mix of ages on this forum. A lot of forums only hav ...
What is the measure of success for China? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 25 China Watch 171 50100 martinxia 2008-4-1 10:47:08
  Sorry if I missed out some important posts, I couldn't read the whole thread At the beginning of ...
How to change Chinese people's bad manners? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 86 Free Talk 600 127461 liuxc555 2007-12-31 14:28:14
  In the past we had such problems in the West too. People who are not used to living in a big city ha ...
Funny strategic computer game: Freeciv Free Talk 3 2346 yj_802 2007-11-4 10:48:07
  I don't know such a game, but I think it's a very good idea. As a kid I had a book with funny simpl ...
sth reminded of by a foreign friend ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 4442 zglobal 2007-11-4 20:38:22
  When a billion people change their lives a little bit, it's all together a big revolution. Many sand ...
on-line education Free Talk 3 1475 pendragon 2007-10-23 04:25:45
  I really like online education, a lot of universities are putting video's and audio recordings of th ...
guys fm all not Eng speaking countries: when did u begin to learn Eng? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Free Talk 72 18957 liangzai 2007-7-20 01:27:06
  I had my first lesson at the last year of primary school, when I was 11 or 12. But before that I had ...
Are Western Historians Biased? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 50 China Watch 349 50251 mechanic 2009-9-12 04:08:48
  15 pages! I haven't read them all, so maybe this has been said before.. In the past Western histori ...
What kinds of man/woman attract you most? ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 25 4857 iamlost 2007-4-4 20:36:23
  It's hard to define the word attraction. I think it's the complete picture: looks, character, etc co ...
What kinds of man/woman attract you most? ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 25 4857 iamlost 2007-4-4 20:36:23
  I'm attracted to women who are interested in science and society, who have their own opinion and lik ...
Guantanamo, the shame of a generation Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 44 China & World 303 102411 grenade4dodger 2014-7-30 09:31:37
  Question: does anyone here support the Guantanamo Bay prison? Could you give some arguments why it's ...
Guantanamo, the shame of a generation Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 44 China & World 303 102411 grenade4dodger 2014-7-30 09:31:37
  Guys, back to the topic. I'm not gonna comment on the argument "hey they torture people too!!". It ...
i am confused ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 14 7427 chrislei 2007-4-15 22:00:45
  Hi guys. It's not difficult to find foreign friends to chat with, but there are some things to keep ...
Guantanamo, the shame of a generation Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 44 China & World 303 102411 grenade4dodger 2014-7-30 09:31:37
  I guess the Gulags were of a different scale, but compare Guantanamo with a later Soviet-Union prac ...
japanese are really something else... ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 21 4943 pjtran 2007-3-20 01:44:23
  I don't understand Japan.. After World War Two the Germans made sincere excuses and most people have ...
Poll What colour is 7? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Free Talk 59 9497 tearsgoneby 2007-3-19 14:07:22
  Ah yea synestaesia, it's a funny thing:) When I was a little boy I made this list: 1 = white 2 = bl ...
9/11 mastermind confesses in Guantanamo Attachments ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 15 5053 zglobal 2007-3-20 10:55:48
  I agree, these confessions are worthless.. Torture is the most useless thing ever, it never gives re ...
Strangest 'English' name of a Chinese person ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Fun 56 37189 constance6891 2009-9-27 17:01:06
  Until a year ago I didn't know it is common in China to use an English name. It's a good way to make ...
Talent, effort and chance, which one is most important? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 15 Free Talk 101 15488 sexlion 2007-3-24 08:59:22
  I agree, people need effort and some self-confidence. Everyone with a healthy mind and some minimu ...
My diary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 30 Practical English 实用英语 208 53307 xunhuan_2002 2008-6-19 15:05:49
  Interesting diary Eva, and your english is quite good :) I hope you'll keep writing.
Poll Is heavy fine the solution to tackle environmental pollution? ... 1 2 3 Chinese Economy 20 14301 invasion 2007-4-2 18:28:45
  Heavy fines may be the best method, but there is another way: the state can try to induce firms to i ...
America and the rest of the world in relation to Sudan ... 1 2 China & World 13 5252 afri_simba 2007-1-27 14:29:14
  I can't agree. Sudan is also an important oil producer, so if oil completely dominated diplomacy t ...
America and the rest of the world in relation to Sudan ... 1 2 China & World 13 5252 afri_simba 2007-1-27 14:29:14
  I'd like to add that while Sudan may have been mistreated by the worldpowers during the Cold War (an ...
China's Fusion Reactor -- Would it be Better for the Planet? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 China Watch 56 25716 mengzhi 2007-2-13 14:39:20
  There seems to be some international rivalry here I guess that's good, when countries compete to ...
Poll What do you do when you are very angry? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Practical English 实用英语 40 18027 zzwsdrz 2007-4-17 22:50:49
  I would do a violent computer game to get rid of the anger
can we make sure that the person who has name of Cindy is female? Practical English 实用英语 3 3660 heywilma 2007-1-17 10:21:38
  Don't worry, Cindy is really a female name. No man would want to have this name
The Weiqi or Go game, is it popular in China? Practical English 实用英语 6 5303 egypsy 2007-1-9 00:13:30
  Hi, thanks for the information :) If someone wants to play a game with me online, tell me
What do you eat? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 26 7892 pendragon 2006-12-15 21:11:35
  Reading your replies gave me a lot of new ideas to try out, thanks!
Euthanasia (mercykilling), do you agree? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 25 6078 shelleybelly 2006-11-28 23:34:29
  Those who don't believe in a god (including myself) will not agree with that. I think euthanasia ...
Atheists Are Morons ... 1 2 3 4 5 Practical English 实用英语 34 16564 Ethanscafe 2011-1-20 16:49:25
  Well this teacher shouldn't push her children like this, but religious teachers often do exactly the ...
Ask for help about how to learn a third foreign language ... 1 2 Free Talk 12 6202 pendragon 2006-11-26 07:34:01
  That's a pity.. but maybe this thread helps: http://bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/viewthread.php?tid=53900 ...
what's type wine do you like? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 3023 sexlion 2006-11-27 09:44:32
  The best wine I've tasted is from the small country of Moldavia in Eastern Europe. It's a poor and u ...
Playing guitar ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 14 5387 fine87 2006-11-17 19:10:48
  It's really nice to play a musical instrument. At first it seems difficult, but after a few weeks or ...
Do you have any Vegetarian cookbook recommendations?? Practical English 实用英语 3 2744 changcheng 2006-11-15 00:24:13
  I'm a vegetarian myself, here are some suggestions: tofu and tempeh products can be used as alternat ...
Playing guitar ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 14 5387 fine87 2006-11-17 19:10:48
  Harmonica is nice, more portable than a guitar :) But Perhapslove, you can always try to learn to p ...
RACISTS - Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 15 Free Talk 103 12265 chairman 2007-7-26 12:39:11
  Racism is a horrible thing, but it happens all over the world. And it's not only 'white' people who ...
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