酸甜苦辣 suān tián kǔ là

 By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com
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 “suān tián kǔ là”

   酸      甜    苦    辣

Now are you able to describe the tastes of the following items?

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Now you have learned how to describe these tastes. Let’s learn a common phrase made of these four tastes: “suān tián kǔ là” (酸甜苦辣).

“Suān tián kǔ là” (酸甜苦辣)is a four-letter Chinese idiom, consisting of four Chinese characters: sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot; it is used to refer to “the joys and sorrows of life.”

酸甜苦辣是一个汉语成语,拼音是suān tián kǔ là,意思是指各种味道。比喻幸福、痛苦等各种境遇。
人生就是一个调味瓶。
Life is like a bottle of seasonings.

酸代表人生中的辛酸与努力;
"Sour" represents hardships in life

甜代表你的幸福感觉;
"Sweet" represents your sense of happiness

苦代表着你遇到的痛苦与磨难;
"Bitter" represents sorrows and difficulties you experience in life

辣代表着你遇到的意外和令你激动的过往;
"Spicy" represents the surprises and excitements in life.

咸代表着你时时品味的人生滋味。
"Salty" represents how you usually feel

好好品味你的人生吧,每一种滋味都是你的历练!
Savor your life. Every flavor enriches your life. 


https://zhidao.baidu.com/question/182273925.html
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 酸甜苦辣  suān tián   sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot; fig. the joys and sorrows of life
2   suān sour; sore; aching
3   tián sweet
4   bitter; hardship; pain; to suffer
5   hot (spicy); pungent

Worksheet:

suan tian ku la _1suan tian ku la _2

Translation: The life between spouse should be like a pair of chopsticks: They can’t be away from each other and they taste everything together.

The above sentence(in word)

 

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