Free from turmoil
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不折腾 (bù zhēteng): free from turmoil
This phrase originates from a northeastern dialect of Mandarin and was made popular by Hu Jintao in a January 2009 speech commemorating the Communist Party:
As long as we remain immovable, as long as we do not become complacent, as long as we are free from turmoil and steadfastly push forward reforms, and steadfastly follow the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics—then we will certainly realize this great blueprint and win this grand struggle.
On January 3, 2009, a Guangzhou TV show host commented on Hu’s speech [zh], saying the government should leave ordinary people “free from turmoil.” He was sacked the next day.
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