Our bodies tell the stories of our lives. Website - From This Terrace. When negotiating prices in Asia , keep in mind that a shopkeeper cannot risk a loss of face. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. But in the Chinese literature used here, including also the short stories, I did not once find the phrase "losing face"; and there was no clear case of suicide because of shame alone. Among the English words of Chinese origin , lose face is an uncommon verb phrase and a unique semantic loan translation.
Face (sociological concept)
The oil that keeps China running. Notify me when new comments are posted. Chinese lose face is an imperceptible English import because it appears to be a predictable semantic extension of face , and not a noticeable foreign borrowing. I could still be a good friend and accept friendship. In contrast, Chinese society has always functioned on basis of personal relationships rather than objective customs and laws. I will not presume to provide an authoritative medical discussion here.
Saving face: a little discretion can go a long way in Japan
One does not speak of gaining lien because, regardless of one's station in life, one is expected to behave in accordance with the precepts of the culture; correctly conceptualized, exemplary conduct adds not to one's lien , but to one's mien-tzu. The Puzzle of Fibromyalgia. I like what Betty Friedan said. Here we arrive at the most curious point of Chinese social psychology. Wil congratulates Vivian and gives her encouragement to accept the offer.
Description: In terms of Edward T. Wil apologizes, but Vivian challenges Wil to kiss her to prove her sincerity. The point is that Chinese face can be communally created and owned. Ironically, I have my original face again; it's an older face but one without the drug's imprint.