Chinese people always like to talk about “miànzi”. What is it? It is your “face”. Today Miracle Mandarin will talk about some words of “face.”
面子(miànzi) really refers to pride, reputation, prestige or honor. Related concepts include:
爱面子(ài miànzi): be concerned about face-saving
要面子(yào miànzi): be keen on face-saving
没面子(méi miànzi): lose one’ s face
伤面子(shāng miànzi): hurt one’ s face
给面子(gěi miànzi): save one’ s face/offer a kind of honor
Do you know any other words about “miànzi”? If you want to learn Chinese in Shanghai, welcome to Miracle Mandarin.