'Local lingo: Express yourself!' Episode 23: 坚持就是胜利 (Jian Chi Jiu Shi Sheng Li)
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.
Haitian Jovens Alabre finds significant personal relevance in a Chinese idiom he encountered while studying at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The idiom, which emphasizes the importance of persevering through obstacles, motivated him to strive towards his goal of becoming a medical doctor, and has since inspired him to encourage both himself and his friends to overcome any challenges they may encounter in both work and life.
Share with us the Chinese proverbs that you think are timeless. Please contact email@example.com.