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有说有笑
yǒu shuō yǒu xiào
'Talking and laughing', a cheerful and lively encounter.
似笑非笑
sì xiào fēi xiào
'A seemingly laughter, not a laugh', a forced and dishonest laugh or smile.
皮笑肉不笑
pí xiào ròu bù xiào
'The skin laughs, the meat doesn't', an unnatural, hypocritical manner; a friendly appearance with hidden intentions.
传为笑谈
chuán wéi xiào tán
'Spread to become a laughingstock', become a standing joke, a laughingstock.
一笑了之
yī xiào liǎo zhī
'One smile settles it', solving and settling a conflict with a smile; not taking something too seriously.
一笑百媚
yī xiào bǎi mèi
'One laugh, a hundred enchantments', the charming and dazzling smile of a beautiful woman.
一颦一笑
yī pín yī xiào
'A frown and a laughter', an expression which is both cheerful and sorrowful; many emotions in one facial expression.
言笑晏晏
yán xiào yàn yàn
'Talk and laugh tenderly', mild, warm and tender manner of chatting and laughing.
言笑不苟
yán xiào bùgǒu
'Talk and laugh unnaturally', a severe or serious style.
掩口而笑
yǎn kǒu ér xiào
'Cover mouth laughing', a concealed laughter or laughing behind one's back.
笑逐颜开
xiào zhú yán kāi
'Laughter makes the face expression open up', a cheerful expression, a happy manner.
五十步笑百步
wǔshí bù xiào bǎi bù
'50 steps laugh at one hundred steps', similar defects or mistakes, only the small details aren't identical.
捧腹大笑
pěng fù dà xiào
'Hold stomach, big laughter', not able to control one's laughter, an extremely amusing scene.
买笑迎欢
mǎi xiào yíng huān
'Buy a smile, welcome pleasure', forget oneself in favor of pleasure.
含笑入地
hán xiào rù dì
'Wearing a smile while dying', dying with a smile, with no regrets.
不值一笑
bùzhí yī xiào
'Not worth a laugh', an invaluable thing; expressing ridicule and contempt towards something.
谈笑自如
tán xiào zì rú
'Talk and laugh freely', natural and carefree attitude.
谈笑有鸿儒
tán xiào yǒu hóng rú
'Talk and laugh with a scholar', communicate freely, in a friendly manner, with a well known person of great knowledge.
载笑载言
zài xiào zài yán
'Laugh and talk simultaneously'.
倚门卖笑
yǐ mén mài xiào
'A prostitute sells laughter', a prostitute's style.
一笑千金
yī xiào qiān jīn
'One laugh, a thousand pieces of gold', a woman's (or a handsome guy's) charming rare laughter.
哑然失笑
yǎ rán shī xiào
'laughter voice, can't help laughing', can't help laughing loudly.
嫣然一笑
yān rán yī xiào
'Gracious laughter', a woman's elegant and beautiful laughter.
笑里藏刀
xiào lǐ cáng dāo
'A knife stored within the smile', friendly expression, though cruel intentions.
笑容可掬
xiàoróng kě jū
'A smile can be held by both hands', full of smiles; radiant smiles which ease vicious hearts.
相视而笑,莫逆于心
xiāng shì ér xiào, mònì yú xīn
'Look at each other and laugh, intimate at heart', a friendly, intimate and profound relationship.
笑面虎
xiào miàn hǔ
'A laughing-on-surface-tiger' – Good and lovely appearance, but a cruel mean heart.
嬉皮笑脸
xī pí xiào liǎn
'Playful skin, laughing face', playful and non-serious manner.
嬉笑怒骂 (皆成文章)
xī xiào nù mà (jiē chéngwén zhāng)
'Laughing playfully, curse furiously.'- Laughter and abuse can be both brought to play; any topic or emotion could serve as a base for good literature or art.
谈笑风生
tán xiào fēng shēng
'Talking and laughing, producing wind (style)' – Talking and laughing while showing interest; talking passionately, humorous talk.
啼笑皆非
tí xiào jiē fēi
'Cry and laughter are both not', not knowing whether to cry or laugh, an awkward situation.
谈笑自若
tán xiào zì ruò
'Composed with talk and laughter', acting as normal and maintaining a cool or happy state no matter how difficult the situation is.
谈笑封侯
tán xiào fēng hóu
'Talk and laugh, feudal lords', easily rise to a high position.
强颜欢笑
qiáng yán huān xiào
'Force a face to smile happily', forcing a smile even when the heart isn't carefree.
鹊笑鸠舞
què xiào jiū wǔ
'Magpies laugh, turtledoves dance', all are joyful. An idiom which sometimes expresses congratulations.
破涕为笑
pò tì wéi xiào
'Broken tears become laughter', smile through tears, transform from sad to happy.
千金买笑
qiān jīn mǎi xiào
'A thousand gold pieces, buying a laughter' – Spending money to gain the love or liking of an important person or a pretty woman.
眉开眼笑
méi kāi yǎn xiào
'Eyebrows open, eyes laugh', a cheerful and happy expression.
哭笑不得
kū xiào bùdé
'Cry and laugh are not appropriate' – Not knowing whether to laugh or cry, awkward and embarrassing situation.
哄堂大笑
hōng táng dài xiào
'Humorous hall laughs loudly', all the people in the room laugh loudly together, a lively and cheerful crowd.
回眸一笑
huí móu yī xiào
'Return a look and laugh' – Return a look with a charming smile, often describing a woman's lovely expression.
付之一笑
fù zhī yī xiào
'Pay off with a laugh', reply with laughter. Laugh something off, instead of promoting dispute.
抚掌大笑
fǔ zhǎng dài xiào
'Clap hands, laugh loudly', very happy and cheerful.
春山如笑
chūn shān rú xiào
'Spring mountain scenery like laughter', bright and beautiful mountain scenery.
不苟言笑
bùgǒu yán xiào
'Not go along with words and laughter', grave and serious attitude.
拈花一笑
niān huā yī xiào
'Pick up a flower and laugh' – Expressing an understanding and familiar attitude.
眉飞眼笑
méi fēi yǎn xiào
'Eye lashes fly, eyes laugh' – Extremely happy.

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