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Alisa Tsang
chinese idioms 2安步当车 During the warring stated time,Qixuan king summoned the helmet Yanzhuo. Yan asked the king to come over him and.said the king was considerate and kind to men of talent.Xuan king was so touched by his words that he decided to take Yan as his teache so as that Yan could eat meat and take a sedan like him. However,Yan refused him politely and responded,' I prefer to live a seclusive life in the countryside eating vegetables and walking'.he left after saying these words. The idiom implies that walking slowly is like taking a kind of vehicle.
Feb 25, 2014 6:32 AM
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Alisa Tsang
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, Esperanto, French, Korean, Russian
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Korean, Russian