​Top 10 Chinese internet slang of 2021

By Wang Yiming
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#Pofang (overwhelmed)

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Originally used in gaming, the term "pofang," means "guard crush" or to break through one's rival's defense. The phrase has evolved to mean people's psychological defenses are broken through — being emotionally overwhelmed — when they feel touched or shocked by some news. 

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