1. 動蕩不定in flux2. 不得人心invidious3. 不自量力overreach4. 孤立無援high and dry5. 一無所知know nothing of6. 虛張聲勢bluff (bravado)7. 衣衫襤褸shabbily dressed8. 明日黃花a thing of the past9. 以身作則practice what one preaches10. 曇花一現one-hit wonder (a flash in the pan)11.不遺余力Spare no effort
high and dry
know nothing of
a thing of the past
practice what one preaches
one-hit wonder (a flash in the pan)
Spare no effort; go all out; do one's best.
No discord, no concord.
Rob Peter to pay Paul.
Bid farewell to the old and usher in the new.
A man should be independent at the age of thirty.
seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts
to proffer a birch and ask for a flogging; to offer a humble apology.
speak the plain truth;
Anything unexpected may happen.
Unity is strength.
Birds of a feather flock together.
hold high hopes for one's child
have a tacit understanding; give tacit consent; tacit understanding
First impressions are firmly entrenched.
catch the ball before the bound
like an ant on a hot pan
Where there is a will, there is a way.
A retreat away from the turmoil of the world.
Humans are born good.
Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth