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Practical Chinese: Daily Figurative Slangs

风马牛不相及 Have nothing to do with each other. 【发音】fēng mǎ niú bù xiāng jí 【释义】这个词语原指齐楚两地相离甚远,马牛不会走失到对方地界。比喻两个事物毫不相干。 In ancient times, there is such a long distance between Qi and Chu that horses and cattle wouldn’t enter the other side. 【例1】这和我们的谈话内容,有点风马牛不相及啊! I don’t … Continue reading

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