Chinese story-Go all out-yi gu zuo qi-一鼓作气Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Do you want to learn Chinese through stories? Here is a story named-Go all out. Have you ever heard it before? Let's take a look.
During the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), there was a war between the states of Qi and Lu.
chūn qiū shí ， yǒu yī cì qí guó hé lǔ guó jiāo zhàn 。
When the Qi army played the first drum,
dàng qí jūn dǎ guò dì yī tòng gǔ de shí hou ，
The Duke of Lu Zhuang will also order the drum to be ready for the attack.
lǔ zhuāng gōng yě yào xià lìng lèi gǔ ， zhǔn bèi chōng jī ，
But General Cao Ji stopped it.
dàn dà jiāng jūn cáo pàn zǔ zhǐ zhù le 。
Until the third drum was beaten by the Qi army,
yī zhí děng dào qí jūn lèi guò dì sān tòng gǔ shí ，
Cao Verdict said to Duke Lu Zhuang: Courage is the key to war.
cáo pàn duì lǔ zhuāng gōng shuō ： dǎ zhàng kào de shì yǒng qì ，
At the first beating of the drum, the soldier's courage was greatly roused,
dì yī cì jī gǔ shí ， shì bīng de yǒng qì dà dà zhèn zuò ，
The second time was worse, and by the third time,
dì èr cì jiù yào chà yī xiē ， dào dì sān cì jī gǔ shí ，
The soldier had little courage.
shì bīng jī hū méi yǒu yǒng qì le 。
While the enemy has lost his courage, our courage is high,
dàng dí rén yǐ méi yǒu yǒng qì shí ， ér wǒ jūn yǒng qì zhèng gāo zhǎng ，
This is the best time to win.
zhè cái shì qǔ shèng de zuì hǎo shí jī 。
With Cao's help, Lu Zhuang Gong won the battle.
zài cáo pàn de bāng zhù xià ， lǔ zhuāng gōng dǎ shèng le zhè yī zhàng 。
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