Mon, Nov 20, 2017

MND confirms passage by PLA plane

A Chinese military aircraft flew east of Taiwan on Saturday morning as part of a long-distance training mission, the Ministry of National Defense confirmed yesterday. It was the first time a Chinese military aircraft was confirmed to have flown near Taiwan since the Chinese Communist ...FULL STORY

USING IDIOMS 活用成語

Chinese practice 集思廣益 (ji2 si1 guang3 yi4) collecting opinions is of wide benefit 諸葛亮(西元一八一~二三四年)是三國時期蜀國的軍師與丞相。《三國志.卷三九.蜀書》記載,諸葛亮向屬下官員提供了建議,他說:「當你參與政事時,把許多人的智慧結合起來是很重要的,吸收各種意見對你來說會很有幫助。」他繼續說,若因為怕得罪人而避免提出不同的意見,會讓人更難做事。 諸葛亮用「集眾思廣忠益也」來表示收集許多人的不同意見是有助益的。成語「集思廣益」便是由此而來,其字面意思是「收集意見是很有助益的」,或「由廣泛的建議中獲益」。 一個意義類似的英文諺語是「two heads are...FULL STORY

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