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bio website sydneygrowers.com
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Have been learning Chinese for about 10 years now. Although I get to practice every day with my wife and family, I am still only average.

Where I live is about 80% Chinese speakers so I have plenty of people to practice with and it's like living in China without actually being there.


Oct
8
reviewed Close Could somebody help fill in these blanks
Oct
8
reviewed Close How to come from 二百五 to 二百九?
Oct
8
comment Resource for quality translations of famous American English speech/writing into Chinese?
Jonathan, requests for resources are off topic on this site unless there is a specific problem that needs to be solved.
Oct
8
comment What is a one-character translation of the English word “Freedom”?
Alex, can you explain why you need to know a single character translation for freedom it may provide a better quality answer. Certain types of requests for single characters are also off topic unless there is a reasonable justification.
Oct
4
comment Why isn't 四 four lines? (the origin of 一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九)
Worth noting that when using tally marks to count to 5 Chinese people use the character 正 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tally_marks
Oct
3
comment What is the purpose of 制 in this sentence 夏时制开始
@Stan - I was confused because Google translate is telling me that 夏时 by itself means daylight savings, can I use just 夏时 in a sentence or I need to say 夏时制?
Oct
3
comment What is the purpose of 制 in this sentence 夏时制开始
@Stan - So does that mean it goes with 夏时 as in "夏时制" together?
Oct
3
asked What is the purpose of 制 in this sentence 夏时制开始
Oct
2
asked Is there a Chinese equivelant of the word stress
Sep
30
comment Usage and meaning of “占我的便宜”
Related 吃豆腐 question: chinese.stackexchange.com/questions/1042/…
Sep
30
asked Usage and meaning of “占我的便宜”
Sep
29
comment how to translate cyberbullying into Chinese?
@Stan - I thought this person is offering 网络暴力 or 网络霸凌 as a possible answer? I can't see the comment here?
Sep
27
accepted Difference between 部门 and 系
Sep
26
asked Difference between 部门 and 系
Sep
25
revised What does the Twitter hashtag #壕 mean?
improve title
Sep
25
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What is the difference between 看不起 and 看不上?
Sep
25
comment Using 老头 / 老头子 when speaking to others
Thanks for your answer. I've edited it slightly because you don't need to include my name, the person who asked the question is automatically contacted when a new answer is added.
Sep
25
revised Using 老头 / 老头子 when speaking to others
deleted 18 characters in body
Sep
25
reviewed Reviewed Using 老头 / 老头子 when speaking to others
Sep
25
reviewed Looks OK 病了: Function of 了