|simpl. and trad.|
Literally: a person's heart is near one's belly
人心隔肚皮 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin)
- keep one's thoughts to oneself
- keep one's thoughts close to one's breast
- to not reveal what one is thinking
- "人心隔肚皮" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2008-07-16.