Today we will talk about the chinese idioms, or shall we say chéngyǔ. Chinese Idioms are short phrases that usually consists of four characters. According to some researches, there are about 5,000 chengyu in Chinese, though some dictionaries list over 20,000. The meaning of a chengyu usually summaries a story over four characters. So it does not follow the usual grammatical structure but instead, it is highly compact. Try the Chinese test related to this Chinese podcast to consolidate the knowledge that you have just learned.