a Chinese slang for you

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a Chinese slang for you

Post by coykiesaol » Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:06 pm

chū yáng xiàng
出洋相
Making a laughingstock of oneself
Words or deeds seem ridiculous and funny; make a fool of oneself.

Example: 我在会上出了洋相。
I make a fool of myself at the meeting.
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Re: a Chinese slang for you

Post by candie111 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:39 pm

this slang doesn't only have the Derogatory meaning
sometimes if use this slang for a child it means that the child is clever and naughty
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