One should always be reasonable. It is indeed unreasonable to bar China from joining the WTO.
For China, the WTO accession is also a political question, and a matter of self-respect and dignity.
We can neither give up our national dignity nor betray our people.
They haven’t given you the whole story about the negotiations, but only a few scanty lines about them.
What they told you about the negotiations is a simple briefing instead of a detailed account.
The Americans are being carried away with their temporary success. What airs they have given themselves.
Western countries have become obviously more hegemonistic.
Western countries have assumed a greater hegemonistic air.
Western countries have puffed up.
To do a good job at home To run the domestic affairs well
Proper management of home affairs
To strike a balance among the intensity of reform, the pace of development and people’s sustainability
To give all-round consideration to…
To balance well the intensity of reform, pace of development and public adaptability
Shenzhen Special Economic Zone has played a very positive role as a window, bridge and economic powerhouse.
Shenzhen SEZ has served the nation well as a showcase of opening-up, a gateway of international exchange and a powerhouse of economic and technological development.
This figure has already been trimmed down to reflect the reality, but it is still an inflated figure.
To run government strictly To subject government behavior to tight discipline To pursue good governance
Senior officials (leaders) have to ensure that their spouses, children and office staff behave (conduct) properly.
Tremendous changes have taken place in the world pattern (structure, configuration).
Your remarks are more inspiring (enlightening) than what I have read in ten years.
You are a great conversationalist (philosopher)!
This is a very interesting conversation. I enjoy it very much.
To have a way of turning ill luck into good and crisis into success
In time of crisis, luck is always on his (her, our) side.
有缘分 (To be pre-destined)
Nice to see you again. This is a small world.
Isn’t it God’s will that we married each other?
有修养 (To be well cultivated/educated/self-possessed)
He is a gentleman. She is a lady.