123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
qiān fāng bǎi jì
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Thousand ways, hundred plans
To try every possible way, solution or strategy
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Every trick in the book; tricks up your sleeve; pull out all the stops; leave no stone unturned; move heaven and earth; stop at nothing; go all out; go the whole nine yards
我妹妹假装弄丢了书包、说她的铅笔断了、太累了或是天气太热了等等的理由，就是千方百计为了不想写作业。 My little sister has a thousand schemes to avoid doing her homework, including pretending she has lost her backpack, her pencil is broken, that she's too tired, and the weather is too hot.