a Funny English Expression - 'To Have a Blind
Nong from China
the last reading class, Mr. Peters talked about
blind dates and asked us if anyone had had a blind
date in the past. After we made sense of the words,
we couldn't help laughing. It's an interesting
thing. Maybe we can try to do it some day. I know
it is the popular thing in our country now. A lot
of people rely on this way to make a date. It's
good progress for the Chinese.
the last reading class, Mr. Peters talked
about blind dates and asked if anyone had
a blind date in the past. After we made
sense of the words, we couldn't help
the old days, new Chinese couples never met each
other before their wedding. They had no right to
choose their marriage partners. Their marriages
were arranged completely by their parents. Maybe we
can call it "blind marriage."
those times, women put their whole hope on the
"blind marriage. Their happiness completely
depended on what kind of men they would meet. If
the men they met were nice, they would be happy in
the future. If they were not, then a terrible life
was waiting for them. In that case, it was hard to
find happiness in their married life.
my opinion, it is a good development to make a
"blind date" before the marriage. At least, you can
refuse the person you don't like. And most Chinese
people are shy. So they need to look for ideal
marriage partners through the "blind date." I think
it is fits in even more with Chinese character.
course, there are a lot of young Chinese people who
make the date by themselves now. It is a good
phenomenon. They can select each other freely.
However, there isn't any way to guarantee everybody
will get happiness for their whole life. We need
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