Gyokuseki Konkō (玉石混淆 – Mixture of Wheat and Chaff)

Gyokuseki Konkō 玉石混淆 A state that superior things and inferior things are mixed is described as gyokuseki konkō (玉石混淆). 優れたものと劣ったものが入り混じっている状態のことを、「玉石混淆」と言います。

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Shoshi Kantetsu (初志貫徹 – Carrying out Your Original Intention)

Shoshi Kantetsu 初志貫徹 Today I would like to introduce my favorite four-character idiom shoshi kantetsu (初志貫徹). 今日は私の好きな四字熟語「初志貫徹」を紹介します。 Sho (初) means

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Yōshi Tanrei‘ and ‘Bimoku Shūrei‘ (「容姿端麗」と「眉目秀麗」 – “Beautiful Features”)

‘Yōshi Tanrei‘ and ‘Bimoku Shūrei‘ 「容姿端麗」と「眉目秀麗」 Yesterday, I introduced you to the four-character idom ‘saishoku kenbi‘ (才色兼備), which means to

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