'Local lingo: Express yourself!' Episode 36: 一分钱,一分货 (Yi Fen Qian Yi Fen Huo)

Yang Meiping Wang Xinzhou Li Yi
Muhammad Javed from Pakistan learnt a Chinese proverb recently when he went shopping.
Yang Meiping Wang Xinzhou Li Yi

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.

Muhammad Javed from Pakistan learnt a Chinese proverb recently when he went shopping. "一分钱,一分货" means you get what you pay for, or the price is correlated to the value of the quality or service.

Share with us the Chinese proverbs that you think are timeless. Please contact juliezhu@shanghaidaily.com.

Shot by Muhammad Javed. Edited by Wang Xinzhou. Reported by Yang Meiping. Subtitles by Wang Xinzhou.

'Local lingo: Express yourself!' Episode 36: 一分钱,一分货 (<i>Yi Fen Qian Yi Fen Huo</i>)
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