China has many kinds of fools – 傻子 vs 呆子

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You’ve probably come across tabloid headlines slamming celebrities as 傻子 (shǎzi)  or 呆子 (dāizi), but have you noticed the context in which each expression …

Chinese Slang: Can’t take it anymore? 伤不起

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Today we cover a Chinese slang word you can use next time you have a rough week at work, in the stock market, or

Are you ‘in the know’? 消息灵通

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Nowadays, arguably we’re better informed than ever because of social media like Weibo (China’s Twitter). As an advanced Chinese learner, do you know the …