Chinese Phrase - Contact
Literal: connection, relation
A very important word to know when you learn about the Chinese culture. Of course, having contacts and friends is a common thing in all cultures. However in the Chinese culture people are quite aware of the need to build social relations, in order to reap the benefits thereof, and they do expect to benefit from their investment. This Chinese word is THE word that is used about such contacts. But it is also used in other contexts and meanings as well.
Check out this group of phrases too. You might find more useful phrases. The current phrase Contact appears in this group.Culturally Important