成语——愚公移山

Meaning of the Idiom

yu gong yi shan(Yu Gong Moves Away the Mountains)

In ancient times, there was an old man named Yu Gong. He was nearly 90 years old. There were two mountains in front of his house. One was the Taihang Mountain, the other the Wangwu Mountain. It was very inconvenient for people to come and go.

One day, Yu Gong said to the whole family:

“These two mountains block the doorway of our house. It is very inconvenient for us to come and go. Let our whole family exert efforts to move away these two mountains. How about it?”

Upon hearing this, all his sons and grandsons said:

“You are right. Let us start tomorrow!”

But his wife felt it too difficult to move the mountains. She said:

“Do you know how high these two mountains are? How can you move such big mountains? Where can you put all the stones and earth?”

Everybody said:

“So long as we work hard together, we can certainly move away these two mountains. We can carry the stones and earth of the mountains to the sea.”

The following day, Yu Gong led the whole family and started to move the mountains. His neighbour was a widow with a son, only 7 or 8 years old. When he heard of this, he also came to help happily. They worked nonstop every day, fearing neither heat in summer nor cold in winter, neither wind nor rain.

When a shrewd old man named Zhi Sou saw Yu Gong’s family moving the mountains, he thought it ridiculous and said to Yu Gong:

“You are so old that you can hardly walk. Can you move the mountains?”

Yu Gong replied:

“You are not even as clever as a child. Though I am about to die, I have sons. When my sons die, there are still grandsons. Generation after generation, my offspring are endless. But with more and more stones being removed, smaller and smaller will the mountains become. Not a grain of earth or a piece of stone will grow on the mountains. If we work without stop every day, why can’t we move away the mountains?”

Zhi Sou, who thought himself clever, had nothing more to say.

Yu Gong led his family digging the mountains continually from early morning till late night. They finally moved God, who sent two celestials to the world to move away these two mountains.

愚公移山

yú gōng yí shān,说明了要克服困难就必须坚持不懈的道理。

出自《列子·汤问》。

例句

科学家们以愚公移山的精神去改造沙漠,让它变成绿洲。

在学习上,我们要发扬愚公移山的精神。

只要有愚公移山的精神,就什么困难都能克服。

Reading The Paragraphs!

Meaning of Words

 

词语华文解释英文解释
方圆是指定半径范围内的面积 。
例句:方圆几十里的土地,处处是繁茂的麦草。
circumference
阻塞(sè)指有障碍而不能通过,无法畅通。
例句:这条小河被很多垃圾阻塞,小船无法通过。
block
险峻意思是陡峭险恶的山势。
例句:这里的山势险峻,攀岩的难度很高。
steep
讥笑指冷言冷语地嘲笑。
例句:别人有缺点,我们应该热情帮助,不要讥笑他们。
sneer
愚蠢形容人笨,愚昧无知。
例句:这种危及生命的行为是十分愚蠢的。
stupid
残余意思指残存;也指残存的人或事物。
例句:一场残酷的战争后,这支军队仅有残余的几百名士兵。
remnant
长叹指深长地叹息。
例句:想起他这十几年的遭遇,父亲不禁喟然长叹
deep sigh
顽固指思想保守,不愿接受新鲜事物。
例句:这个顽固的老人,怎么也不肯搬离这所摇摇欲坠的小木屋。
obstinate; stubborn
无穷无尽意思是没有止境。
例句:他喜爱读书,因为从中可得到无穷无尽的知识。
endless
无话可说没有什么话可以说,在某些场合下包含一种无奈,郁闷的情感。
例句:他是个很内向的人,即使在朋友面前,也总是显得无话可说
speechless
没完没了意思是无穷尽。
例句:这个演讲内容枯燥又冗长,简直没完没了
endless
诚心意思为诚恳的心意。
例句:相信他这次的道歉是诚心实意的。
sincerely; earnestly
阻隔是两地之间隔绝,难以往来。
例句:即使有万水千山的阻隔,也不能挡住他回乡的愿望。
barrier

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