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心 (xīn) means heart, and 肺 (fèi) means lung. Together, this phrase literally means that someone has neither heart nor lungs.
This Chinese expression is used to refer to someone as being insensible, inconsiderate, or uncaring, and it is often used in a half-joking manner.
It’s important to note that in Chinese culture, the heart and the lungs symbolize the place where one’s conscience and feelings reside.
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