About This Show
Join Laszlo Montgomery for weekly episodes on Chinese sayings. These commonly used phrases are succinct yet conceal rich meaning and stories. Whether you speak Chinese or not, enjoy some stories and maybe pick up a phrase or two.
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S3E03 - Go For Broke! - Pò Fǔ Chén Zhōu - 破釜沉舟
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For this weekly's offering we hear the well-known legend of Xiang Yu, Zhang Han and Liu Bang. As the Qin Dynasty starts to crumble Xiang Yu heads to the defense of Zhao State to face off against the ever-victorious Qin general Zhang Han and ultimately the kingship of Guanzhong. Before he engaged Zhang Han in battle, Xiang Yu shouted a four syllable order to his troops. And we look at these famous words in this episode.