One of my goals for the remainder of 2020 – and beyond – is to become truly fluent in Mandarin. I’d say I’m somewhere between an HSK5 to HSK6, which is to say, I can chat conversationally just fine, and read at around a middle school level, but put a business presentation or bestselling novel in front of me and I’ll break into a sweat – both literally and figuratively. It would be nice to finally get rid of all that Mandarin anxiety 🙂
So for starters, here are some inspirational Chinese quotes from Weibo that I’ve translated for fun:
Translation 1: If you understood me then, you would forgive me now.
Translation 2: If you understood who I’ve been, then you’d forgive who I’ve become
No matter the task, just lower your head and rush right through it.
When a child is born, no one knows his future, yet we say: What good fortune! When a man dies, no one knows where his soul goes, yet we say: What a pity.
Translation 1: You control who you care about. Fate controls who cares about you.
Translation 2: Who you care about is up to you. Who cares about you is left to fate.
Cape Verde. Auto sales plummet 38.7% in sales Year to Date in August 2020 while Volkswagen soars 170%
Friday September 25, 2020
Cape Verde vehicles market in 2020 reports considerable losses as the pandemic influences sales. Indeed, 315 units were sold Year To Date until August, losing 38.7% compared to last year. Renault (-45.1%) remains the leader, closely followed by Toyota (-12.4%). Volkswagen was the best performer, soaring 170%. Economic Environment Cape Verde’s economic growth momentum remains […]
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