'Local lingo: Express yourself!' Episode 18: 外面下大雨,家里下小雨 (Wai Mian Xia Da Yu, Jia Li Xia Xiao Yu)
Language is the road map of a culture.
In this column, we will invite expats to introduce their favorite Chinese words, phrases, idioms, poems and more in a one-minute video. We hope this will serve as a window through which you can better understand Chinese culture, mindset and wit.
Uyama Tsumtgi, a Japanese illustrator who has lived in Shanghai for seven years, once lived in an old mansion. The next-door Shanghai aunt taught her a local phrase to describe the water leakage problems she encountered. Let's hear how she puts it.
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