Daily Chinese Proverb: Fake Tears

Posted by Charlie @ Discovering Mandarin Saturday, 12 September 2009 0 comments

This Chinese proverb is used when talking about someone who is insincere. The English equivilant in the situation described in the Chinese version would be 'Crocodile tears'. This means to shed fake tears, when you are not really upset.

māo kū lǎoshǔ
the cat weeps for the dead mouse

Variation: 'Crocodile Tears'

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