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Since there are like 20 different ways to say 'cold' in Chinese, I thought it would be interesting to look at some different uses such as cold heart & cold blooded. I talked with my teacher to get these words/phrases but please let me know of any mistakes.
Here are 3 ways to say that your heart is cold, which means that you're very sad. They have similar meaning, with the le version implying recently changed.
心寒 - Xīn hán
我的心很冷 - Wǒ de xīn hěn lěng
我的心冰凉了- Wǒ de xīn bīng liáng le
I feel very sad. My heart became cold and hurt.
You can also use this pattern to describe who/what made you sad.
A 让 B 心寒
你让我心寒 - Nǐ ràng wǒ xīnhán
You made me really sad
If you want to describe someone as selfish / self-interested or old definition of cool (not=hip), you can say
冷漠的人 - Lěng mò de rén
And if someone is really bad, mean or cruel (as in 'he killed many people') you can say
他是个冷血的人 - Tā shì gè lěng xuè de rén
Hope you don't have to use the last one in any real life situations.
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