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Pīnyīn
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cheating neither old nor young (idiom); treating youngsters and old folk equally scrupulously / Our house offers sincere treatment to all and fair trade to old and young alike.
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old gentleman / old man
old man
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400), English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales 坎特伯雷故事集
Yesou Puyan or Humble Words of a Rustic Elder, monumental Qing novel by Xia Jingqu 夏敬渠
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400), English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales 坎特伯雷故事集
lit. the old man lost his horse, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good


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