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骨肉天亲 | gǔròu tiān qīn

  • February 15, 2019

This chengyu from Xi Jinping's speech on January 2, 2019 conveys love and closeness between family relations. Xi used this phrase to evoke…


奔腾不息 | bēn téng bù xī

  • August 9, 2018

In his speech to BRICS leaders in Johannesburg on July 26, Xi Jinping used this suyu to stress the message he was sending…


敲锣打鼓 | qiāo luó dǎ gǔ

  • May 16, 2018

In a speech on May 2 at Peking University, Xi Jinping used this 成语 to tell students that China's development and rejuvenation cannot…


蓄势待发 | xù shì dài fā

  • April 18, 2018

On April 13, Xi Jinping gave a speech in Hainan, congratulating Hainan on the 30-year anniversary of its becoming a province and establishment…

因势利导 | yīn shì lì dǎo

  • November 15, 2017

On Nov. 11, while everyone else in China was online shopping for Singles Day, Xi Jinping was giving a speech at the 25th…


一往无前 | yī wǎng wú qián

  • November 8, 2017

In the same Oct. 31 speech highlighted last week, Xi emphasized that the Party must retain focus on its historical mission, stay connected to…

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