For some reason, I’m suddenly reminded of this phrase that I learned a long time ago and have never used it till now. This phrase reminds me of my previous supervisor and she had been practising this for a long time. It is something that’s admirable and I really admire her for that.
Basically, it teaches us to let go of some things and all will be well. Sometimes, it is difficult but when we just step back and let the thing or other person work it out, there won’t be so much turbulence; most likely at work since we have to face people. This is called patience and tolerance rolled into one. According to me, anyway. Something that I should try to remember and practice since my previous supervisor was so very nice to everyone she had to manage. Her managerial skills were something that I really admire too and even when she was faced to obstacles, she gritted her teeth and got on with it.
There are times when I keep watching martial arts drama shows. This few months had been rather dramatic for me and I thought of this phrase that I heard over many years ago. 有缘无份 In simple terms, it means the … read more
I’ve never understood why we use 七七八八 to say that we are almost done. While it literally means numbers, using this combination means one is almost done. 快要会考了，你准备得七七八八了没？ Exams are almost here, are your preparations almost done? This is one … read more
When planning things, the more experienced person will benefit. Such as plotting treachery on another person. 姜还是老的辣. 姜还是老的辣，爸爸帮我把这个难题给解决了。 Experience is the best teacher, my father helped me solve the difficult problem. There is a constant call for companies to hire … read more
I love this phrase, “感激不尽”. To translate, it means the person is utterly grateful to someone who had saved the person from some disaster or helped pay off a huge debt which is also a kind of disaster, think Ah … read more
For every marriage, this phrase would be used when congratulating the newly weds, “ç™¾å¹´å¥½åˆ”. Just four words and it signifies a long lasting marriage wish. Although, I’m not quite sure how a couple can actually have a hundred year marriage. … read more
Having watched a lot of period Chinese dramas, the statement that stood out the most was always this “与生相需”. To translate, it’s spending the lifetime with the person. Now, this phrase is used when a hero saves a girl, or … read more
I have no plans to invite anyone to my home. Yet, I buy those Chinese New Year goodies like my favourite Arrowhead chips, Kueh Bungkits and more. These are only sold just before the Chinese New Year. They are also … read more
This year, CNY starts early, January 31. The earliest from what I have encountered so far. February is the shortest month of the year and with CNY in it, it would make the work days less but the accounts department … read more
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