Seeing as the weather is changing, we’ve prepared a couple sayings in Chinese that can help you describe what you might be feeling.
This blog will explain the meaning and uses of four common sayings to describe the hot summer days we have coming our way!
Some characters might be new, others might be ones you recognise but used differently.
I hope you find them useful!
jiāo yáng sì huǒ
“The scorching sun”
qiáng liè de yáng guāng
hǎo xiàng huǒ
Similar to fire意思是：强烈的阳光好像烈火一样。形容天气非常炎热。
This saying describes the moments when the sun is burning like fire on a swelteringly hot summer day.
In the scorching month of July, we had our graduation ceremony.
liè rì yán yán
“The swelteringly hot day”
yán rè de tài yang
the blistering heat of the sun
很热的样子 意思是：形容夏天阳光强烈，天气很热。 This saying describes the hot summer days with very intense sunshine.
hěn rè de yàng zi
the feeling of being in very high heat
This saying describes the hot summer days with very intense sunshine.
In this swelteringly hot weather, everyone must be careful about getting heatstroke.
huī hàn rú yǔ
Sweat like rain
挥 huī; scatter
洒 sǎ; Spray
泼 pō; Splash
汗 hán; sweat
汗水 hàn shuǐ; sweat
xiàng xià yǔ
Much like when it rains
This saying describes the times when you are sweating a lot. When you wipe your head, it’s as if it is raining. It references the days when you sweat a lot because of the heat.
Even though she is already sweating like rain, she still won't stop and take a break.
lǜ shù chéng yīn
Green trees providing shade
lǜ sè de dà shù
Large trees with greenery
xíng chéng shù yìn
Shade provided by a tree
This saying describes a tree that is densely packed with leaves, covering the sun.
The shade provided by the trees in the park is so refreshing.
Want to try and use it? Let us know how you would in the comments below!