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Daily Figurative Slangs (63)


Chinese Slangs

Have a load on one's mind.

【发音】bēng bāo fu

             Carry a constant, worrisome burden in economy or mind.

           Don't let it weigh on your mind.

           He hoped to get rid of the burden.

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Not likely.

【发音】bù jiàn dé

            Not necessarily so; it is improbable that.

           He's not likely to come tonight.

           I will consider it unlikely (that) long skirt will go out this year.

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Confound right and wrong.

【发音】bù wèn qīng hóng zào bái

            Indiscriminately; not to distinguish black from white; not to inquire into the reason.

           Where the fight is fierce, there he rushes in without hesitation, without question as to which side is right.

           Every time I make a mistake, my mom would always scold me indiscriminately.

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Feel really bad; be upset.

【发音】bù shì zī wèi

            Feel really bad in the mind.

           After hearing his cold words, I felt very upset.

           Seeing waifs begging on the street on my way home on the eve of Spring Festival I felt very bad.

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Go back on one’s word.

【发音】bù rèn zhàng

             Refuse to acknowledge a debt (or an account);refuse to admit what one has said or done.

           The enemy has pulled a fast one on us by breaking its word on troop withdrawals.

           How can you go back upon your word?

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Not attract attention; not be noticeable; not be attractive.

【发音】bù qǐ yǎn

【释义】1. 不突出或不显著的,不引人注目的。
                Not worthy to be thought highly, plain.
            2. 看上去似乎不重要。
                Seemly unimportant.

           He is not taken much notice of, but he is a very learned man.

           Though small, these objects cost me a lot of money.

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