十萬八千里

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See also: 十万八千里

Chinese[edit]

ten ten thousand; a great number; surname eight thousand li, a Chinese unit of length
trad. (十萬八千里)
simp. (十万八千里)
Literally: “108,000 li”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

十萬八千里

  1. describes a great distance; far off
    十萬八千里地方回來 [MSC, trad.]
    十万八千里地方回来 [MSC, simp.]
    tā cóng shíwànbāqiānlǐ de dìfāng huílái le [Pinyin]
    He returned from a far off land.
  2. describes a huge difference between two things; miles apart
    想像事實十萬八千里 [MSC, trad.]
    想像事实十万八千里 [MSC, simp.]
    Xiǎngxiàng zhēn de huì lí shìshí shíwànbāqiānlǐ de! [Pinyin]
    What one imagines can truly be miles apart from the facts!