Hold the people’s commune dearer than one’s family.
The contention for hegemony between the superpowers is the cause of the world’s intranquillity.
The Western press bewails the crises of the capitalist world.
The old society was an abyss of darkness.
Taste to the full the bitterness of life in the old society.
For the poor peasants, to enter the rent-collection courtyard was like entering the gate of hell.
It was the landlord who broke my father’s leg.
Massacre (as suffered by oppressed peoples or classes in struggle against reactionary rulers or foreign invaders).
Force is the midwife of every old society pregnant with a new one.
The Eight-Power Allied Forces, aggressive troops sent by Britain, the United States, Germany, France, tsarist Russia, Japan, Italy and Austria in 1900 to suppress the anti-imperialist Yihetuan Movement of the Chinese people.
Don’t treat the masses as if they were fools.
Go (for it)
If you put on airs, the masses just won’t go for it.
What! This railway only took two years to build?
Be careful! Don’t jab his eye out with your bamboo pole.
As a team hit by natural calamity, they were entitled to a grain-tax reduction, but they refused it.
I suppose she’s gone to practice grenade throwing again.
Grandma hid the wounded Eighth Route Army man in her house.
The political instructor dashed into the burning house and rescued two children.
If our revolutionary predecessors had not charged head-on against a hail of bullets, how could we enjoy the happy life of today?
The doctor had told him to stay in the hospital a few more days, but he slipped back to the work site.
The monopoly capitalists force the workers to sweat their guts out.
We must warn him that his sense of class struggle is getting blunted.
The God of Thunder strikes the beancurd.
If there are things we do not know, it is because we haven’t learned them.
Fierce-browed, I coolly defy a thousand pointing fingers. Head-bowed, like a willing ox I serve the children.
Even on his deathbed, the old brigade leader was still thinking of the brigade’s production problems.
As usual, the company commander came to tuck in the lads’ bedclothes.
I’ve only been here a few days but I’ve already experienced the warmth of this revolutionary collective.
He made the mistake, but its source lay with the class enemy.
A few words successfully bring out the greediness of the usurer.
A dog-eat-dog struggle within a puppet clique.
The general task is firmly to carry out the line of the Eleventh Party Congress, steadfastly continue the revolution under the dictatorship of the proletariat, deepen the three great revolutionary movements of class struggle, the struggle for production and scientific experiment, and transform China into a great and powerful socialist country with modern agriculture, industry, national defense and science and technology by the end of the century.