Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Bill to propose CKS hall, statue moves

Following the decapitation of statues of former President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) and Japanese engineer Yoichi Hatta, a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker yesterday said he has drafted a bill that would repurpose the Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) Memorial Hall and relocate all the ...FULL STORY

USING IDIOMS 活用成語

Chinese practice 美中不足 one slight blemish in an otherwise perfect thing (mei3 zhong1 bu4 zu2) 成語「美中不足」意指雖然某事物很美,但仍有缺點。這句話出自明朝劇作家吾丘瑞的《運甓記》,書中寫的是晉朝名將及名官陶侃(西元二五九到三三四年)由貧至富之故事。 在故事中,陶侃夢見自己生出八隻翅膀,飛上了天,看見神秘的九道門。他飛過了八道門,但飛不過第九道,而被守門人擋下了,守門人打落了他左邊的一隻翅膀。陶侃夢醒後,覺得腋下疼痛,便找人來告訴他這夢是吉是凶。 中國原本被劃分為九個州。解夢人說,飛越八道門意為陶侃以後將會鎮守八州;最後一道門代表有一州是他永遠無法掌握的。被打斷的翅膀指的是一個缺陷,是阻礙他的一個部分。 在英語中有一個片語a...FULL STORY

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