Views: 4492|Replies: 4

Chengyu of the day:狐假虎威 hú jiǎ hǔ wēi [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2011-12-8 16:53:11 |Display all floors
One day, a tiger caught a fox and was about to devour it. The quick-witted fox stopped the tiger, saying: “How dare you eat me? You should know that I was sent by the heavens to be the king of beasts. If you don’t believe me, come with me and see for yourself that there is not animal that isn’t afraid of me!”

The tiger agreed.

The fox walked ahead of the tiger through the forest. All the animals that they passed – the rabbits, the deer and all the others – ran for cover upon seeing the fox and the tiger.

The tiger was amazed! The other animals really were afraid of the fox! In fact, the tiger thought that he, too, ought to be afraid of the fox and decided not to eat him after all.

Dà tóng xiǎo yì

【 大 同 小 异 】

Almost the same; alike except for slight differences

Dà xiǎn shén tōng

【 大 显 神 通 】

To display one’s remarkable skill; give full display to one’s brilliant abilities

Xiǎo tí dà zuò

【 小 题 大 作 】

To kick up a fuss over a trivial matter; to make a mountain out of a molehill

Xiǎo ēn xiǎo huì

【 小 恩 小 惠 】

Petty favors; small favors

2.jpg
1.jpg

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

August's Best Writer 2012

Post time 2011-12-8 18:17:29 |Display all floors
太实 用了.真谢谢 你
I really    love China,半个 中国 人

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2011-12-9 08:59:47 |Display all floors
xilaren Post time: 2011-12-8 18:17
太实 用了.真谢谢 你

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 4

Post time 2011-12-9 11:32:41 |Display all floors
clever fox

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 6Rank: 6

Post time 2011-12-9 16:17:43 |Display all floors
intersting story and excellent translation

Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

BACK TO THE TOP
Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email: blog@chinadaily.com.cn
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.