Idiom of the Day

From: Mandarin Chinese

梅止渴

Pronunciation: wang4 mei3 zhi3 ke3

Literal meaning: “to look at plums to quench your thirst

Meaning: “to live in a fantasy world”, “to live unrealistically”, “to have unattainable goals”, “to console oneself with unattainable goals”

 

Source: 121ChineseLessons.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CErSQ1uwqiM

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