No One Likes to Be Wrong


After taking a look at right or correct in Chinese, you will find that the most common way to say that something is wrong or incorrect is to literally say, “Not right.”€

wrong, not right in Chinese

Still, technically speaking, the Chinese character “cuo”€ (said with a falling, fourth tone) should be used to indicate that something is wrong.

But, you will find it difficult in Chinese culture to find someone say that they have made a mistake UNLESS it is to save face…

Finish reading at Mistake, Error, or Wrong in Chinese

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