Realizing that he was going to let out his precious nymph once more, Li Yu-ting hurriedly stood up and made a last appeal
Happy Birthday to you! Have a happy day, eat lots of cake and ice-cream, open many presents and cards. love ya!
“Psha! My dear creature,”she replied, “do not think me such a simpleton as to be always wanting to confine him to my elbow.”
"Of course she has an outfit, the poor treasure
Ah-hsuan was so flustered that, instead of answering, he just held out his precious throwing-knife for his elder brother's inspection
"Hang in there, baby. You can pass the university entrance exam!"
"She may not have your luck but she's her parents' darling, the apple of their eye. "
Stop blubbering, you big baby!
Our love grows stronger with every passing year. Happy Valentine's Day, Baby.
Then she said, “Oh, honey, someday you’ll be beating those boys off with a bat. You’ll see.”
all in all
apple of one's eye
one's ewe lamb