Idiom Dictionary Professional
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Idiom Idiom Dictionary application contains a total of more than 50,000 ( 50,000 ) .
Chinese idiom is the general concept of a fixed phrase or phrases , often with historical stories and philosophical significance. About 96 per cent by the four-character idioms composition , there are words or five words or more. According to the research , there are about five kinds of idioms sources , namely: myths , legends, literature , folk spoken language, foreign culture . In the classical idiom is widely used, and in today's vernacular writing or everyday conversation , there are still a large number survived . Idiom belongs Sayings in one, mostly derived from the classics . Some idioms can literally determine the semantics , such as " quick-witted ", " impassable ", " exerting " and so on ; also some idioms in the learning process, we must also understand the idiom behind the sources from : associated stories , myths or history, etc. , in order to understand , such as " disregard the changing circumstances ", " belie " and so on . However, some of the original can not be understood from the literal idioms, due to its significance is widely misunderstood , and no one verified, the result of long-term spread , making these idioms abnormal use its literal meaning , rather than its extended meaning . Such as " groundless ", people think it refers to unfounded rumors. And in fact, it is precisely refers to rumors based on ( this idiom under sentence for more than a whitewash to make it more obvious meaning , is " not without reason " ) . Another example is the " haircut ", people that " plain " refers to the unadorned face, "day " refers to the sky, but in fact "day " refers to the emperor ( refer to the emperor ) , the meaning of idioms come from a story , you should is both beautiful and confident woman .