This Week's 俗语 in Xi Jinping's Speeches

大显身手 | Dà Xiǎn Shēn Shǒu
大显身手 | dà xiǎn shēn shǒu

Ahead of China’s “National Poverty Alleviation Day,” Xi stressed that a troop of resolute workers are at the frontlines of the country’s war against poverty. He emphasized that: these workers must be cared for politically; their work must be supported; their livelihoods protected; and, they must be encouraged to fully display their talents.


Fully displaying one’s capabilities




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