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A graphic designer and cartoonist Ah To has just published a comic, which contains 81 Cantonese proverbs • http://writecantonese8.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/cantonese-pro...
там же список с транскрипцией и объяснениями, очень интересно ‎- Victory through semantics
a monk holding an umbrella: “no hair no sky”, which is the homophone of “no law no heaven” — absolutely lawless ‎- Victory through semantics
to ride an ox looking for a horse — to be working one job but looking out for a better one ‎- Victory through semantics
damp firecracker — 1. useless 2. someone with a calm temperament, who doesn’t lose their temper ‎- Victory through semantics
ten tea pots and nine lids — demand outnumbers supply; not enough ‎- Victory through semantics