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废寝忘食 | fèi qǐn wàng shí

Amidst all the typical new year’s language in his Spring Festival greeting, Xi Jinping commented on what will be the guiding event of 2017: the 19th Party Congress. He promised a new blueprint for China’s development and stressed that everyone needs to focus on making the meeting a success. He also used this chengyu to remind people that it is important to set work aside once in a while and focus on friendships and family.


To neglect sleep and food (to be consumed with work)




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