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                      天涯海角 (tiān yá hǎi jiǎo)
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                      The “edge of heaven and the corner of the sea” both refer to the remotest place. Hainan Island, located in the southernmost part of China, was considered the remotest place in ancient times. Su Shi, a famous poet of the Northern Song Dynasty, was exiled there in his later years. It is said that the two characters "Tian ya" (tiān yá 天涯) on a huge rock on the southernmost tip of the island were written by Su Shi.
                      This idiom refers to the remotest places or a very long distance between two people.

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                      天衣無縫 (tiān yī wú fèng)
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                      There was a man called Guo Han (guó hàn 郭翰) in the Tang Dynasty (táng cháo 唐朝,618-907AD). One summer night, when the moon was very bright, he suddenly saw a girl descending slowly from the sky. He observed the girl closely, ans found that the dress she was wearing was seamless. He was puzzled, and asked why. The girl answered, “Heavenly clothes are not sewn with needle and thread.”
                      This idiom is used metaphorically to indicate the flawless handling of things. It can also be used to indicate perfectly written poem or other literary article.

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                      同舟共濟 (tóng zhōu gòng jì)
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                      In the Spring and Autumn period (春秋 chūn qiū,770 -- 221BC), the Wu State (wú guó 吳國 ) and the Yue State (yuè guó 越國) often dig up the hatchet with each other,which sew the seeds of hatred in the heart of both people of the two countries.

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                      投鼠忌器 (tóu shǔ jì qì)
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                      There is a story in "Hanshu" telling of a rich man, who being a lover of s and had a large collection. Among them was a rare vase made of jade. The vase of exquisite workmanship and of historical value and he loved it dearly. One night he noticed a mouse passing near the precious vase. The mouse jumped into the vase and was trying to eat some food which the man had carelessly left there. The sigh infuriated the man and in a fit of rage he threw a stone at the mouse. For sure, the mouse was killed, but the precious vase was broken also.

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                      偷天換日 (tōu tiān huàn rì)
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                      This idiom originated from《Revealing Original State of Officialdom》(guān chǎng xiàn xíng jì 官場現形記),a book written by a noted novelist Li Baojia (lǐ bǎo jiā 李寶嘉) in the late stage of the Qing dynasty (qīng cháo 清朝,1636—1912AD),

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                      退避三舍 (tuì bì sān shè)
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                      altDuring the Spring and Autumn Period (chūn qiū 春秋時期,770-476 BC), Duke Xian of the State of Jin Killed the crown prince Sheng because he had heard slanders about Sheng and believed them. He also sent his men to arrest Chong Er, Shen Sheng and believed them. He also sent his men to arrest Chonh Er, Shen Sheng's brother.

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