Like playing piano to a cow (“对牛弹琴”)

In Chinese there is a saying ……. ‘It’s like playing piano to a cow’. This phrase can be used on a person who does not listen, understand or appreciate (despite your best and sincere efforts) something you are trying to tell, teach or explain to them. For example, ‘there’s no point giving good advice to […]

Chinese Proverb: Birds of Sorrow

Chinese Proverb. “You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair”  This proverb is about self control and about doing the best you can when things seem inevitable. Nee Hao Guest Artist: Sheung Chi Lee You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow […]