Second Idiom List (Learn Chinese)




  • [ 画hua4龙long2点dian3睛jing1] = Putting the Finishing Touch to the Picture of a Dragon 

This idiom is used to describe how, when writing or speaking, one or two key sentences will enhance the contents



  • [ 画hua4蛇she2添yian1足zu2 ] = Drawing a snake and Adding Feet 

This idiom refers to ruining a venture by doing unnecessary and surplus things.



  • [ 班ban1门meng2弄nong4斧fu3 ] = Showing Off One’s Proficiency with the Axe Before Lu Ban the Master Carpenter 

This idiom excoriates those who show off their slight accomplishments in front of experts.



  • [ 怒nu4发fa4冲chong1冠guan1 ] = So Angry That One’ s Hair Lifts Up One’ s Hat 

This idiom came to be used to mean being extremely angry.