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How to Celebrate April Fools’ Day in Chinese

How to Celebrate April Fools' Day in Chinese!

Most everyone is familiar with this day, as it is celebrated nearly everywhere the world. Yet, when exactly is April Fools’ Day? And where did April Fools come from? April Fools’ Day is observed on April 1st every year. This day of jokes and pranks is believed to have stemmed from the 16th-century calendar change in France, when New Year’s Day was moved from April 1 to January 1. This action was taken due to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar.

However, a few people were resistant to the calendar change, so they continued to observe New Year’s Day on April 1st, rather than the new date. They were referred to as the “April Fools”, and others started playing mocking tricks on them. This custom endured, and is practiced to this day around the world!

Table of Contents

  1. Top One Million Words You Need to Know for April Fools’ Day
  2. Chinese Phrases You Can Use on April Fools’ Day
  3. Some of the Coolest April Fools’ Pranks To Play on Anybody
  4. How Can ChineseClass101 Make Your April Fools’ Day Special?
  5. Top 1000 Most Useful Phrases in Chinese - Testing New Technology

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1. Top One Million Words You Need to Know for April Fools’ Day

Do you want to know how to say April Fools’ Day in Chinese? Well, there are millions of ways and words, but here are the top one million Chinese words you really need to know! Simply click this link. Here are some of them you will find useful:

  1. joke - 開玩笑 - hoi1 wun6 siu3
  2. funny - 有趣 - jau5 ceoi3
  3. sneaky - 鬼鬼鼠鼠 - gwai2 gwai2 syu2 syu2
  4. prankster - 惡作劇者 - ok3 zok3 kek6 ze2
  5. prank - 惡作劇 - ok3 zok3 kek6
  6. play a joke - 整蠱人 - zing2 gu2 jan4
  7. humor - 幽默 - jau1 mak6
  8. fool - 傻瓜 - so4 gwaa1
  9. deceptive - 呃人 - aak1 jan4
  10. April 1st - 四月一日 - sei3 jyut6 jat1 jat6
  11. lie - 講大話 - gong2 daai6 waa6
  12. surprise - 驚喜 - ging1 hei2

2. Chinese Phrases You Can Use on April Fools’ Day

Chinese Phrases for April Fools' Day

Don’t limit yourself to practical jokes - use these April Fools’ phrases in Chinese to prank your favorite Chinese friend or colleague!

  1. I learned Cantonese in 1 month.
    • 我一個月內學識廣東話。
    • ngo5 jat1 go3 jyut6 noi6 hok6 sik1 gwong2 dung1 waa2.
  2. All classes for today got canceled.
    • 今日全部堂都取消。
    • gam1 jat6 cyun4 bou6 tong4 dou1 ceoi2 siu1.
  3. I’m sorry, but I’ve just broken your favorite pair of glasses.
    • 對唔住,我啱啱整爛咗你最鐘意嗰副眼鏡。
    • deoi3 m4 zyu6, ngo5 aam1 aam1 zing2 laan6 zo2 nei5 zeoi3 zung1 ji3 go2 fu3 ngaan5 geng2.
  4. Someone has just hit your car.
    • 頭先有人撞你架車。
    • tau4 sin1 jau5 jan4 zong6 nei5 gaa3 ce1.
  5. I’m getting married.
    • 我結婚喇。
    • ngo5 git3 fan1 laa3.
  6. You won a free ticket.
    • 你贏咗張免費機票。
    • nei5 jeng4 zo2 zoeng1 min5 fai3 gei1 piu3.
  7. I saw your car being towed.
    • 我見到你架車被人拖走咗。
    • ngo5 gin3 dou2 nei5 gaa3 ce1 bei2 jan4 to1 zau2 zo2.
  8. They’re giving away free gift cards in front of the building.
    • 佢哋喺大廈前面送免費禮品卡。
    • keoi5 dei6 hai2 daai6 haa6 cin4 min6 sung3 min5 fai3 lai5 ban2 kaat1.
  9. A handsome guy is waiting for you outside.
    • 出面有個靚仔等緊你。
    • ceot1 min6 jau5 go3 leng3 zai2 dang2 gan2 nei5.
  10. A beautiful lady asked me to give this phone number to you.
    • 有個靚女叫我俾呢個電話冧巴你。
    • jau5 go3 leng3 neoi5 giu3 ngo5 bei2 ni1 go3 din6 waa2 lam1 baa2 nei5.
  11. Can you come downstairs? I have something special for you.
    • 你可唔可以落嚟?我有啲特別嘢送俾你。
    • nei5 ho2 m4 ho2 ji3 lok6 lei4? ngo5 jau5 di1 dak6 bit6 je5 sung3 bei2 nei5.
  12. Thank you for your love letter this morning. I never could have guessed your feelings.
    • 多謝你今朝俾我嘅情信。我一直都冇諗過你有咁嘅感覺。
    • do1 ze6 nei5 gam1 ziu1 gei2 ngo5 ge3 cing4 seon3. ngo5 jat1 zik6 dou1 mou5 lam2 gwo3 nei5 jau5 gam2 ge3 gam2 gok3.

Choose your victims carefully, though; the idea is to get them to laugh with you, not to hurt their feelings or humiliate them in front of others. Be extra careful if you choose to play a prank on your boss - you don’t want to antagonize them with an inappropriate joke.

3. Some of the Coolest April Fools’ Pranks To Play on Anybody

Choose Bad or Good

Right, now that you know the top million April Fools’ words in Chinese, let’s look at some super pranks and tricks to play on friends, colleagues and family. Some April Fools ideas never grow old, while new ones are born every year.

Never joke in such a way that it hurts anyone, or humiliates them badly in front of others - the idea is for everybody to laugh and enjoy the fun! Respect is still key, no matter what day of the year it is.

Cockroach prank

1- Infestation

This trick is so simple, yet so creepy, it’s almost unbelievable. Take black paper, cut out the silhouette of a giant cockroach, a spider or another insect, and stick it inside the lampshade of a table lamp. When the lamp is switched on, it will look like a monstrous insect is sitting inside the lampshade. Or, get a whole lot of realistic-looking plastic insects, and spread them over a colleague’s desk and chair, or, at home, over the kids’ beds etc. Creep-factor: stellar.

2- Which One Doesn’t Fit?

Put the photo of a celebrity or a notorious politician in a frame, and take it to work on April Fools’ Day. Hang the photo on the staff picture wall, and wait. You’ll be surprised how long it can take for people to notice that one picture doesn’t fit.

3- Something Weird in the Restroom

At work, replace the air freshener in the restroom with something noxious like insect killer, oven cleaner or your own odious mixture in a spray bottle. Be sure to cover the bottle’s body so no one suspects a swap.

Or paint a bar of soap with clear nail polish, and leave it at the hand wash basin. It will not lather.

Or, if your workplace’s restroom has partitioned toilets with short doors, arrange jeans or trousers and shoes on all but one of the toilet covers, so it looks like every stall is occupied. Now wait for complaints, and see how long it takes for someone to figure out the April Fools’ Day prank. You’ll probably wish you had a camera inside the restroom. But, unless you don’t mind getting fired, don’t put your own recording device in there!

Funny Face

4- Call Me Funny

Prepare and print out a few posters with the following instructions: Lion Roar Challenge! Call this number - 123-456-7890 - and leave your best lion’s roar as voicemail! Best roarer will be announced April 10 in the cafeteria. Prize: $100. (Lion’s roar is just an example; you can use any animal call, or even a movie character’s unique sound, such as Chewbacca from Star Wars. The weirder, the funnier. Obviously!) Put the posters up in the office where most of the staff is likely to see them. Now wait for the owner of the number to visit you with murderous intent. Have a conciliatory gift ready that’s not a prank.

5- Minty Cookies

This is another simple but hugely effective prank - simply separate iced cookies, scrape off the icing, and replace it with toothpaste. Serve during lunch or tea break at work, or put in your family’s lunch boxes. Be sure to take photos of your victim’s faces when they first bite into your April Fools’ cookies.

6- Wild Shopping

At your local grocer, place a realistic-looking plastic snake or spider among the fresh vegetables. Now wait around the corner for the first yell.

7- The Oldest Trick in the Book

Don’t forget probably the oldest, yet very effective April Fools’ joke in the book - smearing hand cream or Vaseline on a door handle that most staff, family or friends are likely to use. Yuck to the max!

8- Sneeze On Me

Another golden oldie is also gross, yet harmless and utterly satisfying as a prank. Fill a small spray bottle that you can easily conceal with water. Walk past a friend, colleague or one of your kids, and fake a sneeze while simultaneously spraying them with a bit of water. Expect to be called a totally disgusting person. Add a drop of lovely smelling essential oil to the water for extra confusion.

9- Word Play Repairs

Put a fresh leek in the hand wash basin at home or work, and then tell your housemates or colleagues this: “There’s a huge leak in the restroom/bathroom basin, it’s really serious. Please can someone go have a look?!” Expect exasperation and smiles all around. Note that this prank is only likely to work where people understand English well.

10- Scary Face

Print out a very scary face on an A4 sheet of paper, and place it in a colleague’s, or one of your kid’s drawers, so it’s the first thing they see when they open the drawer. You may not be very popular for a while.

11- Wake Up To Madness

Put foamy shaving cream, or real whipped cream on your hand, and wake your kid up by tickling their nose with it. As long as they get the joke, this could be a wonderful and fun way to start April Fools’ Day.

Computer Prank

12- Computer Prank

This one’s fabulous, if you have a bit of time to fiddle with a colleague, friend or your kid’s computer. It is most effective on a computer where most of the icons they use are on the desktop background itself (as opposed to on the bottom task bar).

Take and save a screenshot of their desktop with the icons. Set this screenshot as their background image. Now delete all the working icons. When they return to their computer, wait for the curses when no amount of clicking on the icons works.

13- Monster Under the Cup

This one will also work well anywhere people meet. Take a paper cup, and write the following on it in black pen: “Danger! Don’t lift, big spider underneath.” Place it upside-down on prominent flat surface, such as a kitchen counter, a colleague’s desk or a restaurant table. Expect some truly interesting responses.

Door Prank

14- Prank Door

Write in large letters on a large and noticeable piece of paper: PUSH. Tape this notice on a door that should be pulled to open, and watch the hilarious struggle of those clever souls who actually read signs.

4. How Can ChineseClass101 Make Your April Fools’ Day Special?

If you happen to visit China, or if you work for any Chinese company, knowing the above Chinese prankster phrases can really lighten up your day. Showing you have a sense of humor can go a long way to cement good relationships in any situation. These phrases are at your disposal for free, as well as are these 100 core Chinese words, which you will learn how to pronounce perfectly.

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Chinese Word of the Day - wipe (verb)

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擦 (cā) wipe (verb)

男人在用抹布擦镜子。
Nánrén zài yòng mābù cā jìngzi.
The man is wiping the mirror with a rag.

这个人正用黄色的布擦桌子。
Zhègè rén zhèng yòng huángsè de bù cā zhuōzi.
The person is wiping the table with a yellow cloth.

这个人正在用毛巾擦地板。
Zhègèrén zhèngzài yòng máojīn cā dìbǎn.
The person is wiping the floor with a towel.

擦黑板最适合用湿布。
Cā hēibǎn zuì shìhé yòng shībù.
A wet cloth is the best thing to wipe the chalk board with.

用布擦桌子
yòng bù cā zhuōzi
wiping the table with a cloth

用抹布擦
yòng mābù cā
wipe with a rag

用毛巾擦
yòng máojīn cā
wipe with a towel

擦干净
cā gānjìng
wipe it clean

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4 Reasons Why Chinese Slang Words Will Make You Fluent

Learn 4 honest reasons you need Chinese slang words and why they are so vital to truly learning and mastering the language.

Teachers may normally cringe at the thought of their students learning Chinese slang words. After all, slang words and phrases are typically defined as being grammatically incorrect. So why would your teacher want you to spend time learning the “wrong way” to speak Chinese? Here are 4 of the top reasons why you should study slang words and expressions when learning Chinese or any new language.

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1. Native Speakers Use Slang Expressions in Everyday Conversation

If you are going to study a foreign language and plan to use it to speak with native speakers, then you have to learn slang words and expressions. Otherwise, just using formal expressions and grammar may alienate you from native speakers and make it more difficult to establish a real connection. So it is best to at least learn some common slang words and expressions if you’re planning to meet or speak socially with someone.

2. Slang Words Are Used All Throughout Chinese Culture

If you turn on any popular Chinese TV show, listen to any song, or watch any movie, you are quickly going to see the value of learning Chinese slang phrases. Just like everyday conversations between native speakers, Chinese culture is filled with slang phrases and expressions. Without at least some knowledge of the more common slang phrases, popular culture and most conversations will be very confusing and potentially alienating.

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3. Slang Expressions Help You Better Express Your True Thoughts and Feelings

Only relying on formal grammar and vocabulary is very limiting, especially in social situations. Just like in your native language, using the appropriate Chinese slang words can help you express a broader range of emotions, thoughts, and feelings.

4. Proper Use of Slang Makes You Sound More Natural

We’ve all met foreigners who technically used formal language perfectly but still sounded odd and well….foreign. But when you use the right slang words and expressions, you will sound more natural and like a true native speaker. If you notice, even most politicians include a sprinkling of slang expressions and words throughout their speeches to help them sound more natural and to better connect with the audience.

The Dark Side of Slang Expressions

Learning Chinese slang words can indeed help you sound more natural, better understand the people and culture, and make integration much easier. However, there is a dark side: using the wrong slang expressions can also make you look foolish, uneducated, and potentially disrespectful.

But how do you know which slang words or phrases to use and when?

The truth is that you can’t learn the most modern and appropriate slang words in textbooks or formal classroom settings. By the time the information gets incorporated into a formal curriculum, it’s already outdated and no longer in use by actual Chinese people. And while you can learn current slang expressions from Chinese TV shows, movies, songs, and games, you may not understand the context. If that happens, you may use the right Chinese slang words but in the wrong situation and still look like a fool or possibly even offend someone.

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So where can you learn current slang expressions and the right context in which to use them?

At ChineseClass101, native speaking instructors create audio and video lessons that can include slang expressions and words. Our instructors provide context and examples for all the Chinese slang words used in any lesson to make sure students understand the right time and place to use them.

Chinese slang words and expressions may be grammatically incorrect but they are vital to truly understanding and immersing yourself in the culture. In fact, it will be very difficult to fully understand any movie, TV show, song, game, or even 1-on-1 conversation without knowing a few of the more common slang expressions.

However, it is important to learn the proper context and use of even popular slang expressions or you may come across as confusing, disrespectful, or uneducated.
At ChineseClass101, you’ll learn how to use slang phrases and words to draw the right attention and avoid these problems.

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Top 20 Chinese Words and Phrases you need to survive the Apocalypse

Zombies are coming, and they speak Chinese! Do you have what it takes to survive? No?
How lucky you are, we have exactly what you need. Here is the Top 20 Words and Phrases you need to survive this Apocalypse!

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感染 (n)
gǎnrǎn
infection

恐怖的 (adj)
kǒngbù de
scary

骷髅 (n)
kūlóu
skull

坟墓 (n)
fénmù
grave

你最喜欢的僵尸电影是什么?
Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de jiāngshī diànyǐng shì shénme?
What’s your favorite zombie movie?

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启示录 (n)
qǐ shì lù
apocalypse

从坟墓中复活.
Cóng fénmù zhōng fùhuó
rise from the grave

僵尸!快跑
Jiāngshī! Kuài pǎo!
Zombies! Run!

如果有僵尸攻击,你会去哪里?
Rúguǒ yǒu jiāngshī gōng jī, nǐ huì qù nǎlǐ?
If there was a zombie attack, where would you go?

超自然的 (adj)
chāo zìrán de
supernatural

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食品供应 (n)
shípǐn gōngyìng
food supply

行尸走肉
xíng shī zǒu ròu
walking dead

鸡皮疙瘩(n)
jīpí gēda
goose bumps

想像 (n)
xiǎng xiàng
imagination

流行文化 (n)
liúxíng wénhuà
pop culture

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민물 (n)
fresh water

遗体 (n)
corpse

令人毛骨悚然的 (adj)
lìng rén máogǔsǒngrán de
gruesome

隐藏 (v)
yǐn cáng
hide

墓地 (n)
mù dì
graveyard

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How to Learn Chinese in Your Car?

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Stuck in traffic? Losing time in your car? Have you ever felt that in all this wasted time, you could have watched the 750 episodes of One Piece, finished the last Super Mario ten times, or even better…you could have learned Chinese? Between family, friends and work, in addition to this time-consuming commute, it can become difficult to find time to properly learn Chinese.

Fortunately, every problem has a solution, and what could be a better solution than turning that commute time into learning time? Stop passing the time mindlessly listening to the radio and try some of our best tips for mastering Chinese in your car!

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You can learn Chinese in your car, hands free
While driving, it’s important that you keep your focus on the road, so this is why our top tips won’t require you to use your hands!

Listening to Chinese audio content in the car is a good way to learn
This is because it is a fun and efficient way to learn. With ChineseClass101.com podcasts, you will be able to discover Chinese culture through topics about everyday life. Instead of the radio, listen to a Chinese podcast adapted to your level, from Absolute Beginner to Advanced, and you will make progress sooner that you would expect!

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You can listen to Chinese music in the car
Did you know that you can learn Chinese by singing while driving? Listen to songs from cartoon or drama and try to identify some words you learned.

Challenge yourself! Use the Chinese you’ve studied up to this point and see how much you understand! Making the jump to real-life Chinese is a scary one, but friendly children’s songs are a great place to start!

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You can learn alone in your car
When you’re driving alone, you can be as loud as you want – there is nothing better for remembering your Chinese lessons than repeating loudly, again and again. Next time you see a driver who seems to be talking alone, you will know he or she is just learning Chinese!

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You can learn through repetition with your passengers
If there are passengers in the car, it can be more stimulating to learn together. You can set a role play with Chinese dialogues. With ChineseClass101.com, you can download all the lessons transcript including the dialogues, as a PDF. Print it out and have some fun speaking in Chinese!

One of the passengers can answer the quiz available on each of our lessons, while another can correct that person. Listening to someone at a more advanced level of Chinese or a better accent is positive and helps you improve.

You can learn Chinese offline
Do you have a poor connection or are unable to use the Internet? It’s not a problem for learning Chinese! Before you start your commute, use our App to download the lessons you want to study and the podcast you want to listen to in your car, and you will be able to enjoy your lessons offline. Entering a tunnel won’t be a problem anymore. What a pleasure to listen to audio content without having the host freezing every 5 seconds!

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You can learn every day at your own pace
One of the best approaches for learning a language is little by little and often. It’s not efficient to take in a huge amount of information at one time. What you need is to study on a regular basis – a little bit of Chinese every day. You commute several days a week, and that is all time you can take advantage of!

You have the freedom to choose the lessons and podcasts you want to focus on, at your own rhythm. You may want to do a little revision or discover how to talk about a new topic. And if you’re wondering what to learn next, you can use the new Learning Paths, which is our customized pathway feature that gives you a step-by-step way to learn Chinese without getting lost!

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Top 10 Lines You Need for Introducing Yourself in Chinese

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  • 我的名字是廉。
    Wǒ de míngzi shì Lián.
    My name is Lian.

  • 我来自中国。
    Wǒ láizì Zhōngguó.
    I’m from China.

  • 我住在北京。
    Wǒ zhù zài Běijīng.
    I live in Beijing.

  • 我学习中文已经1年了。
    Wǒ xuéxí Zhōngwén yǐjīng yī nián le.
    I’ve been learning Chinese for a year.

  • 我在ChineseClass101.com网站学习中文。
    Wǒ zài ChineseClass101.com wǎngzhàn xuéxí Zhōngwén.
    I’m learning Chinese at ChineseClass101.com.

  • 您好,很高兴见到您。
    Nínhǎo , hěn gāoxìng jiàn dào nín.
    Hello, it’s nice to meet you.

  • 我27岁。
    Wǒ èrshíqī suì.
    I’m 27 years old.

  • 我是一名教师。
    Wǒ shì yī míng jiàoshī.
    I’m a teacher.

  • 读书是我的爱好之一。
    dúshū shì wǒde àihào zhīyī.
    One of my hobbies is reading.

  • 我喜欢听音乐。
    Wǒ xǐhuān tīng yīnyuè.
    I enjoy listening to music.

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  • 10 Monthly Goals to become fluent in Chinese

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    Hey Chinese Learner!

    Shortcuts for learning and tips to remember Chinese words are useful but it’s even also important to fix objectives to reach every month! What Is Your Language Learning Goal for the Month?
    In your journey to become fluent and conversational here are 10 monthly goals you can go after!

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    1) I’ll finish Survival Phrases series on ChineseClass101.com by listening to two lesson a day.

    2) I’ll give a 3 minute introductory speech in Chinese to my Chinese friends.

    3) I’ll finish reading one Chinese book by reading 10 pages a day.

    4) I’ll pass my Chinese test.

    5) I’ll write 10 postcards in Chinese to my Chinese friends.

    6) I’ll memorize 5 Chinese songs.

    7) I’ll finish memorizing 350 words with Flashcards on ChineseClass101.com.

    8 ) I’ll fully understand one Chinese movie by watching it every day.

    9) I’ll learn how to talk about past, present and future events.

    10) I’ll master 150 words by memorizing 5 words a day.

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    How to be a Good Lover in China

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    我爱你。
    Wǒ ài nǐ.
    I love you.

    你真漂亮。
    Nǐ zhēn piàoliang.
    You’re so beautiful.

    你好帅。
    Nǐ hǎo shuài .
    You’re so handsome.

    我喜欢你。
    Wǒ xǐhuān nǐ .
    I’ve got a crush on you.

    你让我想变得更好。
    Nǐ ràng wǒ xiǎng biàn de gènghǎo .
    You make me want to be a better man.

    让所有你做的事都充满爱。
    Ràng suǒyǒu nǐ zuò de shì dōu chōngmǎn ài .
    Let all that you do be done in love.

    你是我的阳光,我的爱。
    Nǐ shì wǒ de yángguāng, wǒ de ài.
    You are my sunshine, my love.

    无法用言语来形容我对你的爱。
    Wúfǎ yòng yányǔ lái xíngróng wǒ duì nǐ de ài.
    Words can’t describe my love for you.

    我们是命中注定要在一起。
    Wǒmen shì mìngzhōng zhùdìng yào zài yìqǐ .
    We were meant to be together.

    如果你读这篇文章时想着某个人,你一定是恋爱了。
    Rúguǒ nǐ dú zhè piān wénzhāng shí xiǎngzhe mǒu gèrén , nǐ yídìng shì liànài le .
    If you were thinking about someone while reading this, you’re definitely in love.

    你愿意与我共度情人节吗?
    Nǐ yuànyì yǔ wǒ gòngdù Qíngrénjié ma ?
    Will you be my Valentine?

    爱情就是爱情,常理无法解释。
    Àiqíng jiù shì àiqíng , chánglǐ wúfǎ jiěshì .
    Love is just love. It can never be explained.

    你对我而言如此重要。
    Nǐ duì wǒ éryán rúcǐ zhòngyào .
    You mean so much to me.

    我认为你不仅仅只是一个朋友。
    Wǒ rènwéi nǐ bù jǐnjǐn zhǐ shì yí gè péngyǒu.
    I think of you as more than a friend.

    一百颗心也不足以承载我对你的爱。
    Yìbǎi kē xīn yě bù zúyǐ chéngzài wǒ duì nǐ de ài .
    A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you.

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    Chinese Word of the Day - windy (adjective)

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    刮风的 (guāfēng de) windy (adjective)

    明天天气寒冷而且多风,请戴个围巾。
    Míngtiān tiānqì hánlěng érqiě duōfēng, qǐng dài ge wéijīn.
    Tomorrow will be cold and windy, so wear a scarf.

    外面风很大。
    Wàimian fēng hěn dà.
    It’s windy outside.

    刮风的天气
    guāfēng de tiānqì
    windy day

    刮风的天气
    guāfēng de tiānqì
    windy day

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    Chinese Word of the Day - stingray (noun)

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    鳐鱼 (yáoyú) stingray (noun)

    魔鬼鱼在珊瑚礁上面游。
    Móguǐyú zài shānhújiāo shàngmian yóu.
    The stingrays are swimming over the coral reef.

    鳐鱼在海底游。
    Yáoyú zài hǎi dǐ yóu.
    The stingray is swimming on the bottom of the ocean.

    棕色的鳐鱼
    zōngsè de yáoyú
    brown stingray

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