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武则天武媚
wǔzétiān、wǔmèi
Wu Ze Tian (624-705)

Intermediate

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功夫片武侠片武侠小说
gōngfupiàn、wǔxiápiàn、wǔxiá xiǎoshuō
Kung Fu movie, martial arts movie, martial arts novel

Intermediate

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我们开始练习武术
hǎo,wǒmen kāishǐ liànxí wǔshù。
OK, let's begin practicing martial arts.

Elementary

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放下武器!”
kuài fàngxià wǔqì!”
"Put down your weapon now!"

Upper-Intermediate

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恐龙武器可怕
hái xiǎng yòng kǒnglóng dāng wǔqì,zhēn shì kěpà。
And they also wanted to weaponize dinosaurs, what a terrifying thought.

Intermediate

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武则天中国唯一的皇帝
wǔzétiān shì Zhōngguó wéiyī de nǚ huángdì。
Wu Zhe Tian was the only ever female emperor of China.

Intermediate

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人们恐龙作为武器
rénmen xiǎng yòng kǒnglóng zuòwéi wǔqì。
People want to use the dinosaurs as weapons.

Pre-Intermediate

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章文武外遇
shì Zhāng Wénwǔ de wàiyù fā de?
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Advanced

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文财神武财神
yī ge wéncáishén,yī ge wǔcáishén a。
One is the cultural god of wealth. The other is the military god of wealth.

Upper-Intermediate

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最后我们表演武术大家猴子大刀还是棍子
hǎo,zuìhòu wǒmen biǎoyǎn wǔshù。dàjiā shuō,gěi hóuzi dàdāo háishi gùnzi?
Okay, finally we are going to have a martial arts demonstration. Everyone tell us: do you want to give the monkey the sword or the club?

Intermediate

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怪不得这么中国人外国人被吸引到这里习武知道现在少林寺多少武僧
guàibude zhème duō zhōngguórén hé wàiguórén dōu bèi xīyǐn dào zhèlǐ xíwǔ。nǐ zhīdào xiànzài shàolínsì yǒu duōshao wǔsēng ma?
No wonder so many Chinese people and foreigners like to come here to study martial arts. Do you know how many monks there are now at Shaolin Temple?

Upper-Intermediate

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很多法律意识淡薄不懂运用法律武器
hěnduō rén de fǎlǜ yìshi dàn bó,bù dǒng yùnyòng fǎlǜ wǔqì。
A lot of people have a very shallow understanding of the law. They don't know how to use their legal weapons.

Upper-Intermediate

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大伙儿准备武器咱们转舵
hēng!jiào dàhuǒr zhǔnbèi hǎo wǔqì,zánmen gēn tā pīn le!zhuǎnduò!
Hmph! Tell the men to prepare the weapons. We're going all out! Turn the rudder!

Upper-Intermediate

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武当山两万多道观而且太和宫紫霄宫建筑气势宏大重要可以看到武当派武功数一数二
shéi shuō de,Wǔdāngshān shàng yǒu liǎng wàn duō jiān dàoguàn ne。érqiě xiàng Tàihégōng,Zǐxiāogōng děng jiànzhù,qìshì hěn hóngdà de。zuì zhòngyào de shì kěyǐ kàndào Wǔdāngpài de wǔgōng,nà kě shì shǔyīshǔèr de。
Says who? On Wudang mountain there are more than 20,000 Taoist shrines. Also, there's Taihe Palace, Zixiao Palace, etc. The air of the architecture is really grand. Most importantly, you can see Wu style kung-fu. That's what really counts.

Upper-Intermediate

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这个统计因为少林寺许多下属分支机构不过少林寺一直武僧聚集了最好僧人目前一百二十武僧他们经过了严格选拔个个文武双全
zhège jiù hěn nán tǒngjì le,yīnwèi shàolínsì hái yǒu xǔduō xiàshǔ hé fēnzhī jīgòu。bùguò shàolínsì yīzhí dōu yǒu yī ge wǔsēng tuán,jùjí le zuìhǎo de sēngrén。mùqián tuán lǐ yǒu yībǎi èrshí míng wǔsēng。tāmen jīngguò le yángé de xuǎnbá,gege dōu wénwǔshuāngquán a。
This is difficult to calculate, because Shaolin Temple has many subordinate and branch organizations. However, Shaolin Temple always has a group of martial artist monks, gathered from amongst the best Buddhist monks. At the moment, there are 120 monks in the group. They go through a strict selection process, and every one is well-versed in both military and literary matters.

Upper-Intermediate

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知道武侠小说还是否决孩子一辈子平庸
nǐ jiù zhīdào wǔxiá xiǎoshuō。hái shì fǒujué。wǒ kě bù xiǎng ràng háizi yībèizi píngyōng。
You only know about martial arts novels. I'm vetoing it. I definitely don't want the baby to be mediocre his whole life [the character ''yong" here implies ''middle."--Ed.]

Upper-Intermediate

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红脸关二爷生意肯定红火你看威武
nā jiù qǐng hóngliǎn Guānèryé ba,shēngyi kěndìng hónghuo。nǐ kàn zhè zūn,duō wēiwǔ a!
Then you should 'invite' the red-faced Guan Erye. Your business will definitely be prosperous. Look at this one. It's really powerful!

Upper-Intermediate

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今年一起武当山明年咱们迪斯尼
nà wǒ jīnnián gēn nǐ yīqǐ qù Wǔdāngshān,míngnián zánmen qù Dísīní ba。
Okay then, this year I'll go with you to Wudang Mountain and next year we'll go to Disneyland.

Upper-Intermediate

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