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Flashcards in Chinese new year Deck (12)
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1

zodiac

I travelled to downtown Beijing to trackdown how the Chinese zodiac works.

2

series

across the series

3

shard

something related to sharp, Dashuhua is a kind of show throwing flying shards of molten metal in the air.

4

tinsel

If I was to go to my hometown, the shops would be fulll of tinsel and snowmen.

5

oasis

compared to the bustle outside, the railway bureau center is a oasis of calm.

6

your bark is worse than your bite

Don't worry about John's threats. His bark is worse than his bite

7

in my blood

When something is in your blood, that means you really enjoy it and it is a part of your life

8

take it to heart

When we lose, I take it to heart.

9

bite my lip

When I saw his ugly haircut, I bit my lip.

10

falls on

but chinese new year falls on a different date each, dictated by Chinese lunar calendar.

11

dictate

according to the lunar calendar, it's dictated by the first new moon closest to the beginning of spring.

12

rooster

Favored in the U.S. originally as a puritan alternative to cock (n.) after it had acquired the secondary sense "penis"