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Daily Figurative Slangs (74)
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Chinese slangs

Keep up appearances.

【发音】chēng chǎng miàn

            Maintain an outward show of prosperity.

           He put those hardbacks on the shelves just for show; he never read them.

           In order to keep up appearances, they borrowed a lot of money to give a big wedding party.


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