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Draw a blank
Túláo, wú guǒ, rán bìng luǎn
【解释】 Something that one cannot have and so mocks it as if were never desirable.
- I tried hard to remember her phone number but drew a blank.
Wǒ nǔlì jì tā de diànhuà hàomǎ dàn bìng méi jì zhù.
- In order to please his mom, he persuaded his best friend to act as his girlfriend and drew a blank when his mother asked about their first date.
Wèile ràng tā māmā gāoxìng, tā shuōfú tā zuìhǎo de hǎo péngyǒu jiǎbàn tā de nǚpéngyǒu, dàn zài tā māmā wèn tāmen de dì yī cì yuēhuì shí, zhè yīqiè nǔlì dōu chéngle túláo.