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两虎相斗,必有一伤
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liǎng
xiāng
dòu ,
yǒu
shāng
斗,

  When two tigers fight, one is sure to lose.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2009 10:14
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留得青山在,不怕没柴烧
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líu
qīng
shān
zài,
méi
chái
shāo
  在,
 
              As long as the green hills remain, there’ll be no shortage of firewood.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 August 2009 17:24
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路遥知马力,日久见人心
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yáo
zhī
lì,
jǐu
jiàn
rén
xīn
力,

         As distance tests a horse’s strength, so does time reveal a person’s real character.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 August 2009 17:29
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麻雀虽小,五脏俱全
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què
suī
xiǎo,
zàng
quán
小,

 
                                Small as it is, the sparrow has all the vital organs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 August 2009 12:16
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马好不在鞍,人好不在衫
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hǎo
zài
ān,
rén
hǎo
zài
shān
鞍,


 Don't judge a horse by its saddle, and don't judge a person by his cloth.

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明人不用细说,响鼓不用重锤
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 míng
 rén
bú 
yòng
shuō, 
xiǎng 
bù 
yòng 
 zhòng
chuí
说,


A person of good sense needs no detailed explanation; a resonant drum needs no heavy beating.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2009 12:55
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