Michelle
Chinese idiom:班门弄斧 During the Warring States period, there was a carpenter named Lu Ban. He was good at making woody tools.  One day, a young man passed by a red gate. He held up an axe with his hand and said: “This axe is really good. I can make the greatest tools in the world with it.” Hearing this, people around here all laughed. One person asked: “So, can you make a more beautiful gate than this one?” “That’s so easy! I was a student of Lu Ban before! Making a similar gate is like a piece of cake!” The young man said arrogantly. “But the gate was made by Lu Ban!” All people said. The young man was so embarrassed that he ran away immediately.
Sep 23, 2021 1:33 PM
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Chinese idiom:班门弄斧 During the Warring States period, there was a carpenter named Lu Ban. He was good at making woody tools. One day, a young man passed by a red gate. He held up an axe with his hand and said: “This axe is really good. I can make the greatest tools in the world with it.” Hearing this, people around here all laughed. One person asked: “So, can you make a more beautiful gate than this one?” “That’s so easy! I was a student of Lu Ban before! Making a similar gate is like a piece of cake!” The young man said arrogantly. “But the gate was made by Lu Ban!” All people said. The young man was so embarrassed that he ran away immediately.
Ban men ??
Sep 23, 2021 2:05 PM
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Michelle
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English