- Ding was the emotional one - talkative , upset and pleading her case .
- Many , including ding , say they learned english by obsessively watching american movies and television programs .
- Mr. ding has yet to pass the final stage and hopes to begin regular classes in the spring .
- She was easy to lampoon-daft mrs. ding , people called her-but she had a genius for cultivating business relationships .
- Even so , ding estimates that values in the former french concession have doubled in the past five years .